Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)


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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones, have become an important tool across a range of industries. This program introduces the fundamentals of UAS safety and regulation, and emphasizes the use of UAS for high-precision measurement and mapping and other applications including construction management, surveying, marketing and others. Students will log flight hours using both fixed wing and multi-rotor airframes.
UAS is a growth area with applications in a variety of fields. New Mexico employers currently utilizing this technology represent construction and design, mapping, public safety, government and film industries.