Photography 236 C

UAV Flight Lab Photography

COURSE CONTENT AND SCOPE

  1. Unmanned Aircraft System familiarization of components, switches and displays
    1. Use of written, flow and mental checklists
    2. Elementary safety precautions and operations procedures
    3. Engine start and shutdown
    4. Taxi procedures
    5. Airframe attitude reference points
    6. Local area orientation
  2. Introduction to basic pitch aerodynamics
    1. Pitch Control
    2. Bank Control
    3. Trim Controls
    4. Power change
    5. Characteristics of wing flaps
    6. Configuration changes
  3. Introduction to basic pitch, yaw and roll aerodynamics
    1. Compensation for lack of rudder of aileron trim controls
    2. Turn, bank and pitch relationships
  4. Introduction of the flight instruments and four fundamentals
    1. Straight and level flight
    2. Level turns
    3. Constant heading climbs and descents
    4. Climbing and descending turns
  5. Traffic pattern procedures
    1. Normal takeoffs
    2. Traffic patterns
    3. Normal Landings
    4. Go-around / rejected landings
    5. Stall and spin prevention
    6. Constant attitude and power variable airspeed approach
    7. Touch and go landings
    8. Slow flight
    9. Emergency approach and landing
  6. Takeoffs and landings
    1. Normal
    2. Aborted
    3. Crosswind
    4. Power off approaches and landings
    5. Forward slips to landing
    6. Recovery from bad landings
    7. Go-arounds
    8. Night Landings
  7. Sensor Operation
    1. High end photographic equipment
      1. Shot Options
      2. Lens & Camera Options
      3. Filters
      4. Lighting
      5. Camera Settings
      6. The weather
      7. Composition
      8. Editing
      9. Creativity
    2. Video Camera
      1. Editing
      2. Footage Stabilization
      3. Audio
      4. Special Effects