Drones and their software capture images, create maps and 3D models, and analyse data across economic sectors: in agriculture, construction, mining, services, etc. Although drones are one of the most innovative technologies with applications in many industries and business, the related profiles of a drone software programmer or drone operator are still not part of the national qualification systems and the required digital skills are not yet taught under the current VET curricula in many EU countries.

1. Course Intro

Course Intro

2. UAS Intro

Unmanned aerial vehicle intro
1 min.
The goal of this part is to set agenda for the rest of a module and also motivate students by...
5 min.
History of Automatic Control
17 min.
Similar as 2.1, the goal here is to shw that navigation has even longer history and gets into almost every...
16 min.
This part is purely informative. The goal is to show how early the drones started to evolve and what were...
27 min.
This part is just continuing the history of drones mainly at military service. Next is to explain difference between traditional...
25 min.
This part is a brief overview of some business scenarios for civilian commercial drones. At the class you can open...
34 min.
This part is an introduction preparation for later study of regulatory framework for registration and tests. The focus here is...

3. Regulatory framework - Intro

Lessons about current legislation in rule in EU and USA.

4. UAS operations - Intro

Explanation of basics related UAS operations. Focus on safety aspects and behavior when using UAS.

5. UAS Design

In-depth dive into the principles of UAS design. Covers technological blocks of UAS design, manufacturing technologies, quality assurance processes, propulsion systems, battery systems, electrical subsystems, autopilots, datalinks, ground station, security systems.