Remote Pilot Test Prep ? UAS Study & Prepare: Pass your test and know what is essential to safely operate an unmanned aircraft ? from the most trusted source in aviation training

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/30/2016
  • Publisher: Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc.

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Flying a drone as a “remote pilot-in-command” for non-hobby operations requires a “Remote Pilot Certificate” issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). You must successfully complete the FAA Knowledge Exam to earn a remote pilot certificate with a “small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS)” rating. This book is your key — ASA’s Remote Pilot Test Prep is the best resource for successful test-taking and safe small UAS operations.

This book is a comprehensive preparation, study and test tool for the remote pilot certificate ("Unmanned Aircraft General – Small") FAA Knowledge Exam. Rely on the time-proven and dependable ASA Test Prep Series to prepare for your exam; the rating requirements for the certificate are explained in detail and test material is expertly organized into chapters based on subject matter. This topical study promotes understanding and aids recall to provide an efficient study guide.

Topics covered are FAA regulations, the National Airspace System, weather, loading and performance, and operations. This book is particularly helpful for drone operators interested in earning a remote pilot certificate, for Remote Pilot Aircraft (RPA) applicants, unmanned aircraft system (UAS) training programs preparing applicants for FAA exams, self-study readers interested in learning more about commercial unmanned aircraft operations, and existing (manned aircraft) pilots who want to learn more about the drone and UAS operations sharing the National Airspace System.

Included are instructional text and illustrations, questions, answer stems, correct answers, explanations and references for further study. When you’re done studying, you can then take up to 5 practice tests with ASA’s online simulated testing program at no additional cost (codes are provided to enter at the ASA practice-test website).

Author Biography

ASA Test Prep Board includes editors Jackie Spanitz, Charles L. Robertson, Cliff Seretan, and Paul Hamilton. Jackie Spanitz is the director of curriculum development at Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc., and the author of several books, including Guide to the Flight Review. Charles L. Robertson is an associate professor of aerospace at the University of North Dakota. Cliff Seretan holds a Commercial Certificate with an Instrument Rating for Single- and Multi-Engine Land Airplanes and CFI for Airplane Land and Instrument. Paul Hamilton is a sport pilot and light-sport aircraft expert, a flight instructor, and the owner of Adventure Productions Co. For the ASA Test Prep Series, all editors listed are consulted for new material for the Series. In the case of the "Visualized Flight Maneuvers Handbooks," Jackie Spanitz is the only editor who contributes to these.

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