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College to Offer Course in Unmanned Aerial Systems

December 20, 2013

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems this spring through its Aviation Studies program.

The course, AVIT125—Special Topics in Aviation Studies, is designed to introduce students to unmanned aircraft systems. Some topics include system elements, regulations, operations, practical uses of UAS, safety, the history and future of UAS, sensors and payloads, and human factors.

The class meets 7-9:45 p.m., Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 21, at the Mays Landing Campus 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Instructors are Adam Greco, air traffic domain director in the Technical Strategies & Integration Division at the William J. Hughes Technical Center, and Michael Konyak, aeronautical engineer in the Laboratory Services Division at the technical center.

To register for the class, visit Payment is due at the time of registration. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted.

For more information, contact Professor Jim Taggart at

Learn more about the upcoming class and UAS technology in a Jan. 6 report by CBS-3.