The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a
subsidiary of ARGUS International, Inc. - and a recognized leader in Unmanned
Aircraft Systems (UAS) flight safety education and certification - has partnered
with Advanced Aircrew Academy by adding its portfolio of online training
offerings to the Academy's website.
Advanced Aircrew Academy is a specialized
aviation eLearning company dedicated to providing high quality professional
pilot, flight attendant, and maintenance courses delivered via the web using a
world class online aviation training systems.
The Small UAS Safety Ground School (initial
and recurrent) courses, and the Safety Awareness (initial and recurrent) courses
will be available on the Advanced Aircrew Academy eLearning suite for
individuals seeking to operate UAS as professional remote pilots.
The program offers approximately 24-hours of
self-paced content online and prepares the student to pass the FAA Unmanned
Aircraft General (UAG) exam to obtain their Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate.
The program meets Part 107 requirements and exceeds FAA regulatory minimums with
advanced flight safety training. The Small UAS Safety Ground School is endorsed
by many aviation insurance providers and is accepted by the FAA for WINGS
The Small UAS Safety Awareness Course is
composed of approximately 4-hours of self-paced content online and provides
advanced flight safety training that is exclusively devoted to UAS operational
safety. The Small UAS Safety Awareness Course is ideal for individuals who hold
a Part 61 Airmen Certificate, or individuals who already possess a Part 107
Remote Pilot Certificate.
“USI is proud to partner with Advanced Aircrew
Academy, one of the aviation industry’s leading training companies," said
Unmanned Safety Institute President. "By partnering together, USI and Advanced
Aircrew Academy are delivering value-added offerings that synergistically
deliver expertise from two of the world’s most respected brands in aviation.”
Vice President of Operations at Advanced Aircrew Academy added, “At Advanced
Aircrew Academy we are hearing from many of our business aviation customers that
they are looking to start an unmanned aviation program for their company. We
evaluated current UAS training and consulting available in the market and found
the USI/ARGUS offerings to be superior. A partnership to be able to offer our
customers UAS training in the Ascent eLearning platform delivers the best
content and record keeping system available to help to integrate a UAS program
into a business aviation flight department.”