Weather for Small UAS—Part 107 Airman’s Knowledge Test Prep

Weather for Small UAS—Part 107 Airman’s Knowledge Test Prep

Course Name: Weather for Small UAS—Part 107 Airman’s Knowledge Test Prep
Course Key: ATC #0403
Course Summary: Prepares the student for the FAA’s Part 107 Airman’s Knowledge Test for small UAS remote pilots.
Author: David Hook, ATP, CFII, AGI
Quiz Attempts Remaining: Unlimited
Days Remaining to Complete: 365
Price($): $17.00
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Pass the FAA’s Commercial Drone Test! Weather is the 3rd lesson in the training series intended to prepare applicants to take and pass the Part 107 Airman’s Knowledge Test. Intended for aspiring remote pilots-in-command as well as visual observers and UAS owner/operators, this lesson examines weather conditions, reports and forecasts, and online resources. Students learn

• Air masses, types of clouds, and associated weather patterns and hazards,
• Online weather charts,
• How to decipher coded weather reports,
• and much more.

A companion lesson to Aeronautical Decision Making for Small UAS Operators, this series of lessons make up the Part 107 Course and focus on the unique operational environment that remote pilots must understand and operate safely. Other lessons include Part 107 airspace classification, flight regulations, aircraft performance, and small UAS operations.

Planehook Aviation Services, LLC produces specialized aviation training courseware, including lessons focused on the unique needs of unmanned aircraft remote pilots and their visual observers. Planehook is a licensed aviation security consulting company in the State of Texas and specializes in flying safety and security. For over a decade, Planehook has provided its services to clients around the world. Planehook publishes its quarterly journal General Aviation Security and contributes regularly to its blogsite www.safedroneflight.org.

Lesson author Dave Hook is a long time aviator with both military and civilian flight experience. Dave retired from USAF Special Operations Command as a commando A-team leader and evaluator pilot with over 20 years of service. He is an FAA-licensed flight instructor with over 35 years of flying training experience as well an airline transport pilot with multiple aircraft type ratings and an advanced ground instructor. Dave has flown radio-controlled aircraft for many years and is a member of both the Academy of Model Aeronautics and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems, International. He is a licensed remote pilot and holds a small unmanned aircraft system rating. No stranger to courseware development and teaching, Dave Hook developed courseware and taught ground school and flying for both military units and corporate clients. He lives with his wife and sons in San Antonio, Texas.