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AVT 2280 Introduction to UAS Maintenance

This course will concentrate on the repair of the components of unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Students will develop knowledge in operator maintenance, composites, fuel systems, communication and instrumentation systems, rigging and assembly, and trouble shooting of UAS and their respective components. This course prepares students with the knowledge to determine and identify the technical problems associated with UAS. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Aviation Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: EET 1120 


  • Demonstrate the ability to identify all parts of an Unmanned Aerial System are operational and the Unmanned Aerial System legal flight in accordance with FAA regulations.
  • Exemplify a high standard of ethical and professional behavior as is required as an aviation maintenance professional.
  • Demonstrate the ability to inspect Unmanned Aerial System platforms for material and electrical defects. Students will apply technical knowledge to repair electrical, sensors, camera systems and composite damage to airframes.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2