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Drones (UAS) at Aerodromes

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Jenny Bradley
Jenny BradleyHead of Training
+49 30 45803177training@airsight.de

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), drones – there are many terms for this rapidly developing technology. While offering safety and security for aerodrome operators, there are risks associated with them that need to be considered and counteracted.

After clarifying the terms and definitions related to unmanned aviation we will focus on the constantly evolving EU legal framework. You will become familiar with EASA´s risk-based approach to regulating the operation of UAS and the UAS operation categories (Regulation (EU) 2019/947 and 2019/945). While the basic concept is valid for all drones, this training focuses on the civil use of UAS in the open and specific category.

Regulations (EU) 2021/664, 2021/665 and 2021/666 on U-Space lay down rules for the safe integration of manned and unmanned aviation. We will introduce U-Space services and discuss challenges related to U-Space such as electronic conspicuity or a common altitude reference system.

Small UAS may be used at aerodromes for several purposes such as surface inspection and security applications. We will discuss the authorizations needed to operate small UAS in the airport environment.

The Joint Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems (JARUS) developed the Specific Operations Risks Assessment (SORA). SORA is a multi-stage analysis which assigns two risk classes - Air Risk Class (ARC) and Ground Risk Class (GRC) - and enables operators to determine a so-called Specific Assurance & Integrity Level (SAIL) of an intended operation of UAS. Based on the SAIL mitigation measures are defined to meet Operational Safety Objectives (OSO).

As any vehicle drones may be misused. You will learn about research on the vulnerability of manned aircraft to drone strikes. We will discuss how aerodrome operators can prepare themselves to successfully handle drone occurrences. The training will enable you to understand the strengths and weaknesses of different counter sUAS technologies and the need to tailor a system to your airport. To successfully handle drone occurrences many stakeholders need to cooperate. We will discuss available guidelines on drone occurrence management.

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Course Details

Location: Virtual
Language: English
Date: 26.04. - 28.04.2022
Duration: 3 days

Course Fee
The course fee includes the registration, training material and examination, as well as the coffee breaks and business lunch.

excl. VAT
1.515,00 EUR
incl. VAT
1.802,85 EUR

For virtual trainings:

19% VAT will be charged for German customers, private customers and EU customers without valid EU VAT identification number. Eligible customers may be charged 0% VAT. For further information please visit: About Taxes.

The final price will be shown on your invoice. 

Course Content

UAS Basics

  • Terms and definitions
  • Specials: military, experimental, model aeroplanes

 

Overview legal framework

  • Timeline of EASA Regulations
  • EASA Categories: open, specific, certified
  • Sample UAS applications

Legal requirements

  • UAS
  • Operator
  • Remote Pilot

Integrating UAS and manned aircraft

  • U-Space concept
  • U-Space stakeholders
  • U-Space airspaces (at airports)
  • U-Space challenges

Drone protection

  • research on vulnerability of drones to manned aircraft
  • Drone protection elements
  • Drone protection technologies
  • Need of protection
  • Drone protection implementation

Risk assessment drone operation

  • Specific category: SORA
  • SORA process
  • Required documents

SORA

  • Air Risk Class (ARC) and Ground Risk Class (GRC)
  • Specific Assurance & Integrity Level (SAIL)
  • Operational Safety Objectives (OSO)
  • Standard scenarios (STS)
  • Example

Discussions/Questions

Trainer

Veronica Schömer, Pilot B747, M. Eng.

Veronica is a highly knowledgeable and experienced aviation expert with a passion for flight safety. She took her first steps into aviation 20 years ago in a glider club. As first officer on Boeing 737 and senior first officer on Boeing 747 Veronica gained more than 14 years of experience in commercial aviation with 6000 flight hours. She holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering.

Specialising in European aviation regulations, and with her thesis on Confidential Safety Reporting as a starting point, Veronica strives for the adaption of safety concepts known from commercial aviation to the rapidly evolving and diverse drone industry.

As a professional trainer, she has trained students of RWTH Aachen University in its flight simulator and developed training concepts to introduce new electronic flight bag to pilots.

With the UAS+ Committee of ‘Vereinigung Cockpit e.V.’ (German Airline Pilots' Association) Veronica supports the successful integration of manned and unmanned aviation.

Target Group

  • Aerodrome operations managers and duty officers 
  • Aerodrome safety and security personnel
  • Civil Aviation Authorities staff 
  • Air Traffic Control staff
  • Governmental organisations and agencies

Course Location

Virtual Classroom

Technical Requirements

To access our live training course you will simply need:  

  • a computer (PC or Mac), tablet (iPad or Android) or a similar device with a webcam and microphone 
  • Internet connection.

Detailed instructions (incl. link for the virtual classroom audience) together with digital training materials will be sent to attendees before commencement of the course (in general one week before course start)! 

The airsight team is at your disposal to facilitate your personal virtual classroom experience and support you with setting up and testing your system.

Organisational Details

The course hours are scheduled as follows:

09:00 am - 5:00 pm

At the end of the course, all participants will receive an airsight certificate based on EASA training regulations, which is highly recognized throughout the aviation industry.

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Course Details

Location: Berlin
Language: English
Date: 25.10. - 27.10.2022
Duration: 3 days

Course Fee
The course fee includes the registration, training material and examination, as well as the coffee breaks and business lunch.

excl. VAT
1.755,00 EUR
incl. VAT
2.088,45 EUR

For trainings in Berlin:

All customers will be charged 19% VAT.

The final price will be shown on your invoice. 

Course Content

UAS Basics

  • Terms and definitions
  • Specials: military, experimental, model aeroplanes

 

Overview legal framework

  • Timeline of EASA Regulations
  • EASA Categories: open, specific, certified
  • Sample UAS applications

Legal requirements

  • UAS
  • Operator
  • Remote Pilot

Integrating UAS and manned aircraft

  • U-Space concept
  • U-Space stakeholders
  • U-Space airspaces (at airports)
  • U-Space challenges

Drone protection

  • research on vulnerability of drones to manned aircraft
  • Drone protection elements
  • Drone protection technologies
  • Need of protection
  • Drone protection implementation

Risk assessment drone operation

  • Specific category: SORA
  • SORA process
  • Required documents

SORA

  • Air Risk Class (ARC) and Ground Risk Class (GRC)
  • Specific Assurance & Integrity Level (SAIL)
  • Operational Safety Objectives (OSO)
  • Standard scenarios (STS)
  • Example

Discussions/Questions

Trainer

Veronica Schömer, Pilot B747, M. Eng.

Veronica is a highly knowledgeable and experienced aviation expert with a passion for flight safety. She took her first steps into aviation 20 years ago in a glider club. As first officer on Boeing 737 and senior first officer on Boeing 747 Veronica gained more than 14 years of experience in commercial aviation with 6000 flight hours. She holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering.

Specialising in European aviation regulations, and with her thesis on Confidential Safety Reporting as a starting point, Veronica strives for the adaption of safety concepts known from commercial aviation to the rapidly evolving and diverse drone industry.

As a professional trainer, she has trained students of RWTH Aachen University in its flight simulator and developed training concepts to introduce new electronic flight bag to pilots.

With the UAS+ Committee of ‘Vereinigung Cockpit e.V.’ (German Airline Pilots' Association) Veronica supports the successful integration of manned and unmanned aviation.

Target Group

  • Aerodrome operations managers and duty officers 
  • Aerodrome safety and security personnel
  • Civil Aviation Authorities staff 
  • Air Traffic Control staff
  • Governmental organisations and agencies

Course Location

NH Collection Hotel Berlin Friedrichstraße
Telefon: +49 30 20 62 660

Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements. The accommodation and travel costs are at the charge of the participants. Please note that airsight does not perform any travel and hotel bookings for the participants. Rooms can however be booked directly by the participants by contacting the hotel.

Organisational Details

The course hours are scheduled as follows:

first training day:  10:00 am - 6:00 pm
mid-training days:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
last training day:    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

At the end of the course, all participants will receive an airsight certificate based on EASA training regulations, which is highly recognized throughout the aviation industry.

About airsight Training

airsight Training course quality

airsight operates an ISO 9001 certified Quality Management System and pursues the objective to provide high quality services that fully meet the clients’ needs.

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Course Details

Location: In-house
Language: German or English
Duration: 3 days

Course Content

UAS Basics

  • Terms and definitions
  • Specials: military, experimental, model aeroplanes

 

Overview legal framework

  • Timeline of EASA Regulations
  • EASA Categories: open, specific, certified
  • Sample UAS applications

Legal requirements

  • UAS
  • Operator
  • Remote Pilot

Integrating UAS and manned aircraft

  • U-Space concept
  • U-Space stakeholders
  • U-Space airspaces (at airports)
  • U-Space challenges

Drone protection

  • research on vulnerability of drones to manned aircraft
  • Drone protection elements
  • Drone protection technologies
  • Need of protection
  • Drone protection implementation

Risk assessment drone operation

  • Specific category: SORA
  • SORA process
  • Required documents

SORA

  • Air Risk Class (ARC) and Ground Risk Class (GRC)
  • Specific Assurance & Integrity Level (SAIL)
  • Operational Safety Objectives (OSO)
  • Standard scenarios (STS)
  • Example

Discussions/Questions

Trainer

Veronica Schömer, Pilot B747, M. Eng.

Veronica is a highly knowledgeable and experienced aviation expert with a passion for flight safety. She took her first steps into aviation 20 years ago in a glider club. As first officer on Boeing 737 and senior first officer on Boeing 747 Veronica gained more than 14 years of experience in commercial aviation with 6000 flight hours. She holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering.

Specialising in European aviation regulations, and with her thesis on Confidential Safety Reporting as a starting point, Veronica strives for the adaption of safety concepts known from commercial aviation to the rapidly evolving and diverse drone industry.

As a professional trainer, she has trained students of RWTH Aachen University in its flight simulator and developed training concepts to introduce new electronic flight bag to pilots.

With the UAS+ Committee of ‘Vereinigung Cockpit e.V.’ (German Airline Pilots' Association) Veronica supports the successful integration of manned and unmanned aviation.

Target Group

  • Aerodrome operations managers and duty officers 
  • Aerodrome safety and security personnel
  • Civil Aviation Authorities staff 
  • Air Traffic Control staff
  • Governmental organisations and agencies

Organisational Details

airsight offers this training course on request, worldwide. At the end of the course, all participants will receive an airsight certificate based on EASA training regulations, which is highly recognized throughout the aviation industry.

About airsight Training

airsight Training course quality

airsight operates an ISO 9001 certified Quality Management System and pursues the objective to provide high quality services that fully meet the clients’ needs.

Show more