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Public Safety UAS Night Flight

Public Safety UAS Night Flight

Emergency drone flying during the day is one thing but at night, now that’s a completely different set of skills. In this class, we are going to cover the different night flying considerations and factors you need to think about before you ever lift off from your LZ.

If you’ve ever been scared flying at night, this is the class for you. If you haven’t been scared then you just haven’t really been night flying.

This is a free educational presentation based on real-world experience and not a sales presentation for anything. There is nothing for sale and nothing to be purchased.

Participants will be able to gain knowledge that will make them significantly smarter and safer when it comes to flying at night for a public safety agency.

The class is for both law enforcement and fire service pilots.

Multiple Downloads Available – Attendees will have access to my multiple reference documents to download during the class.

Class Video

Class Links

107.29 Waiver Example

Pilot Protection Services – AOPA – Plan Details

Chap 10 Airplane Flying Handbook Night Operations

Chap 17 Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge Aeromedical Factors

AIM Aeronautical Information Manual

Chap 2 Aeronautical Decision Making


20180331 – Missing Person.pdf

20180308 – Missing Person Flight Debrief.pdf








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About Steve Rhode

Steve is an experienced and certificated UAS pilot and aircraft instrument rated pilot. He is also the Chief Pilot with the Wake Forest Fire Department and North Carolina Public Safety Drone Academy.
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