ITRE’s Aviation programs provide expertise in Unmanned 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 August 16, 2018 to September 16, 2018.

Airport Rules, Regulations, Minimum Standards and Legal Issues

This 1-day training course introduces participants to the numerous federal, state, and local regulations that apply to airport operations in North Carolina. The training benefits new and current N.C. airport officials, managers, and operations staff. Presentation includes an interactive workshop for participants to work on reviewing and revising their airport’s Rules and Regulations and Minimum Standards documents. Upcoming course dates and locations:

  • The next offering of this course is to be announced.

This is one in a series of training courses in the NC Airport Leadership and Management Program (ALMP) developed by the NC Department of Transportation Division of Aviation and NC AirTAP. Click here to learn more about ALMP and future course offerings.

 

Airport Fueling Operations and Maintenance Workshop

NC AirTAP offers a free half-day 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. Lunch is provided, and advance registration is required. The workshop is currently planned for these dates and locations:

  • The next offering of this workshop is to be announced.

Workshop presenters include staff from the NCDOT Division of Aviation. Professional development hours (PDHs) are awarded for NC Professional Engineers attending the workshop. All participants receive a certificate of attendance.

 

Unmanned 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 Unmanned 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.

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Airport Safety and Maintenance Workshop

NC AirTAP offers a free 1-day workshop on performing an Airport Safety Self- Inspection, basic Lighting Maintenance and Repairs, routine Pavement Management, and preparing for Inclement Weather. NC airport operations and maintenance staff, administrators and consultants are invited to participate. Lunch is provided, and advance registration is required. The workshop is currently planned for these dates and locations:

  • The next offering of this workshop is to be announced.

Workshop presenters include staff from the NCDOT Division of Aviation. Four (4) professional development hours (PDH) are awarded for NC Professional Engineers attending the workshop. All participants receive a certificate of attendance.