The Federal Aviation Administration has selected Troy University’s Unmanned Aerial Systems program for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI).
“I am extremely proud that Troy University has been accepted into this prestigious national drone collegiate studies program,” said Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor of TROY. “We are the first institution in Alabama to join…
A new course in drone operation is already paying dividends for Troy University students.
The Unmanned Aerial Systems minor offered by the Geospatial Informatics Department just completed its first-ever on-campus class, and one of its students has earned her FAA Remote Pilot Certification.
The course, Remote Pilot Familiarization, gives students the practical airmanship knowledge to…
With the implementation this week of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Part 107 rules governing drone usage in the country, many commercial operators now have a clear path forward in the use of unmanned aerial systems.
“These vehicles are in use everywhere,” said Troy University adjunct professor Al Allenback, a retired Air Force colonel and fighter…