Unmanned Aircraft Systems Certification Course

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June 13 & 14, 2017

9 am - 4 pm
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Transportation Education Center
545 N Airport Road
Murphysboro, IL 62966


This is a two-day course to assist individuals in gaining their FAR Part 107 UAS Certification. The curriculum will cover everything that you need to know to pass the aeronautical knowledge test at the end of the course. Subjects to be covered include FAA UAS regulations, weather, National Airspace System, airport operations, aeronautical decision making, radio communications and more. Included in the workshop are practice tests as well as completing the FAA knowledge test for certification. 

Registration fee covers the certification course, FAAA knowledge test and lunch both days of the workshop.

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Instructors for this course:

Course instructors are assistant professor Steve Goetz, associate professors Mike Robertson and Bryan Harrison, and flight instructor Ken Bro from the Aviation Management and Flight Department. From the Aviation Technologies Department; Harry Fanning, lecturer, and Dr. Charles Rodriguez, visiting lecturer.

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Hotel Information:

  • Carbondale Hampton Inn
    2175 Reed Station Parkway
    618/549-6900 or visit their website
  • Carbondale Holiday Inn
    2300 Reed Station Pkwy
    618/549-2600 or visit their website


Registration Deadline: June 6, 2017

Registration Fees: $500

Registration Options:

Any Questions?
Please call Assistant Director Sarah VanVooren at 618/453-3472 or send an email or email Steve Goetz, Assistant Professor in Aviation Management and Flight at sgoetz@siu.edu