Ag Drone School, Gwynne
4-Apr-2017 8:15 AM - 5-Apr-2017 4:30 PM
224045 TWP472
Central Community Hall
Gwynne, Alberta T0C 1L0

Ag Drone School

From multispectral to meteorology and maintenance. A course for farmers and agronomists to learn to fly productively and legally.

To register, email Marcus Weber,
or Call Marcus at (780) 448-7445.
More info at

Learn to fly unmanned aerial systems for agriculture.  Two full days on every aspect of productive, safe, and legal use of drones by farmers & agronomists. Emphasis is on the knowledge required for successful applications to Transport Canada. Topics include:

  • Introduction to Remote Sensing of Vegetation

  • NDVI and other vegetative indexes

  • Data accuracy: sensor types and calibration

  • Future of Crop Imaging ... hyperspec, thermal, machine learning

  • From Fly to Apply: Software Workflows

  • Use Cases: the many uses of drones on farms

  • BlackHawk Aeronautical ground school:

    • Regulatory Requirements 

    • Air Law

    • Navigation

    • Meteorology

    • SFOC Application Process

    • Insurance

    • Maintenance Procedures

    • Flight Mission Planning

    • Safe Flight Operations

Central Community Hall, Gwynne, Alberta, T0C 1L0, Canada
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