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A single required stand-alone four-hour Basic UAS Qualification (BUQ I/II) course is to be taken at Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Manager website (https://suasman.sofapps.net/Default.aspx). Go to this website, request the access, and complete the course when access is authorized (within a couple of days). If you experience any difficulty, contact Ms. Kim Censabella, HQ AFSOC/A3OU, at kimberly.censabella.1.ctr@us.af.mil or (850) 884-8022. 

Once you completed the course, save the course certificate as BUQ_Certificate_Surname.pdf and email it to NPS_UAS_Ops with "BUQ Certificate" in the subject line. 

Note, this course is equivalent to the SOCOM-US796 (BUQ I) and SOCOM-US841 (BUQ II) courses that were previously available at Department of Defense Joint Knowledge Online website but have now been rescinded. 

For your reference, the content of the BUQ I/II trainings are as follows 

BUQ I

  • Introduction to Basic Unmanned Aircraft Systems Qualification
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • Aerodynamics
  • Meteorology
  • Crew Resource Management
  • VFR Rules Communications
  • Navigation
  • Airspace Design and Operating Requirements
  • Air Traffic Control Procedures, Rules and Regulations
  • Mission Preparation
  • Emergencies

BUQ II

  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • Aerodynamics
  • Meteorology
  • Airspace Design and Operating Requirements
  • Mission Preparation
  • Air Traffic Control Procedures, Rules and Regulations
  • Navigation
  • Aeromedical factors
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Contact:

Dr. Oleg Yakimenko
Distinguished Professor
Associate Dean of Research
(831) 656-2826
oayakime@nps.edu
or

NPS UAS Ops Executive Board
NPS_UAS_Ops@nps.edu

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