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Battery Basics for UAS Operations (eLearning)

Providing power to your small UAS, batteries are important components of your unmanned aerial system.
This course helps you build a strong understanding of the many implications of using batteries to power your drone.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the different types of batteries and how they impact sUAS operations
  • Describe how to properly inspect batteries and describe best maintenance practices
  • Explain proper battery handling procedures and safety measures
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Course Objectives

This course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to sUAS Basic Batteries
  • Types of Batteries for sUAS
  • Temperature Impacts on Capacity / Charge Delivery
  • Safe Charging / Discharging
  • Life Limitations / Logbooks
  • Proper Storage
  • Transportation
  • Preflight Inspection
  • Proper Operating Techniques
  • Battery Emergencies
  • Proper Disposal
  • Human Factors/CRM elements as required
  • Examination
Features &
  • One full year of access to complete and review the course
Additional Information
  • Target Audience: UAS Pilots
  • Minimum Duration: 1.5 Hours
  • Course Access:You will have access to this course for one full year.
  • Delivery: 100% web-delivered and self-paced.
  • Credit: Once you have completed the course and successfully passed the end-of-lesson examinations, you are awarded a FlightSafety International certificate of completion. If you are an existing FlightSafety customer, you can also pick up your record of training in myFlightSafety.