ITRE’s Aviation programs provide expertise in Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS), NextGen Aviation Technologies and Aviation Infrastructure, as well as statewide support for North Carolina’s airport professionals through the NC Airport Technical Assistance Program (NC AirTAP). Aviation-related training offerings are listed here. If you have questions about these offerings or other training needs, please contact Tom Zajkowski, tjzajkow@ncsu.edu, 919-515- 8523.

Nothing from May 22, 2024 to June 22, 2024.

NC Airport Leadership and Management Program (ALMP)

ALMP is a series of 12 training and continuing education courses designed for new and experienced NC airport officials, managers and operations staff. Developed by the NCDOT Division of Aviation and NC AirTAP, the courses are being first offered in 2018-2021.

Current course offerings are listed below. Registration fees are $30 in-person and $20 on-demand per course except where noted. Upcoming and past course offerings are listed on the NC AirTAP Education and Training web page. Contact Tom Zajkowski, 919-515-8523, tjzajkow@ncsu.edu for more information.

 

Trusted Operator™ Drone Training

Trusted Operator™ training, developed by the Association of Unmanned Vehicle and Systems International (AUVSI), provides a certification process for pilots beyond their FAA Part 107. Students that complete a drone operator training program at NC State automatically become Trusted Operator™ certified with AUVSI as well.

 

Uncrewed Aircraft System (UAS) Operations and Analytics Workshop

Presented in partnership with NC State’s Center for Geospatial Analytics, this 3-day, hands-on workshop covers UAS basics, hands-on training and flight mission demonstrations. Gain new skills, watch Uncrewed Aerial Systems in action and learn how to produce quality products from imagery obtained and processed from UAS. The workshop is designed for:

  • Anyone who already owns or plans to purchase a drone and would like to learn how to legally and efficiently use it in North Carolina.
  • Industry leaders, government agencies and researchers seeking helpful tips and guidance for mapping with drones in a range of applications.
  • Individuals and groups who want to learn how to turn data captured by UAS into maps and 3-D models.
  • Click here for complete workshop details and registration.

 

Airport Fueling Operations Workshop

NC AirTAP offers a 1-day, in-person workshop covering fueling facts, safety, equipment inspection, and best practices. Open to NC airport managers, operations and maintenance staff, and consultants, the workshop includes classroom presentations and on-field demonstrations. Upcoming workshop dates and locations are listed below. The training includes lunch and is offered at a low cost to cover food and refreshments. Contact Tom Zajkowski, 919-515-8523, tjzajkow@ncsu.edu for more information.

  • To be notified when the next workshop opens for registration, please add yourself to the Watchlist.

 

Airport Safety and Maintenance Workshop

NC AirTAP offers a 1-day, in-person workshop covering airport safety self-inspections, airfield pavement inspection and maintenance, basic lighting maintenance and repairs, and inclement weather preparedness. Tailored for General Aviation airports, the training is open to NC airport managers, operations and maintenance staff, and consultants. NC Professional Engineers are awarded 4 PDH for completing the workshop. Upcoming workshop dates and locations are listed below. The training includes lunch and is offered at a low cost to cover food and refreshments. Contact Tom Zajkowski, 919-515-8523, tjzajkow@ncsu.edu for more information..

  • To be notified when the next workshop opens for registration, please add yourself to the Watchlist.