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SPC Expands drone training program, student UAS group

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The Workforce Institute at St. Petersburg College continues to expand its Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or drone training program. Since the program was established in December 2016, there have been 196 enrollments in various drone classes.  In October, a UAS Student Meetup Group was formed. The goals of the monthly meetup are to allow students … Continue reading SPC Expands drone training program, student UAS group

SPC classes prepare students for new FAA rules regarding drones

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The Workforce Institute at St. Petersburg College is offering classes that will educate students about new Federal Aviation Administration rules for non-hobbyist, small unmanned aircraft (UAS) operations or drones. These rules – Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations – cover a broad spectrum of commercial uses for drones weighing less than 55 pounds, to include certification … Continue reading SPC classes prepare students for new FAA rules regarding drones

Want to fly a drone? SPC offers training in growing industry

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Over the next 10 years, Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or drones are expected to create more than 100,000 jobs with an economic impact of $82 billion. Florida stands to benefit more than almost any other state as new regulations will bring 3,000 new jobs and $632 million in economic impact to the state by 2017, … Continue reading Want to fly a drone? SPC offers training in growing industry