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Friday, January 27, 2017

Idaho BLM Fire and Aviation personnel attend Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) training in Arizona

The Great Basin Training Center is partnering with the BLM National Aviation Office to deliver UAS training in Safford, AZ this week and next.  Students are getting hands on experience to fly aircraft and work toward BLM certification as UAS pilots.

Students learn the ins and outs of controlling the UAS prior to launch.

Jed Johns, Idaho BLM Fire and Aviation, piloting a UAS
during a field exercise.

Steve Ramaekers leads classroom discussions

Students at UAS training in Safford, AZ.