Ready Flight Selects Unmanned Security Institute for Profession Coaching and Training – Drones Information
The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), the leading provider of safety training and certification for unmanned operations in aviation, has been hired by Able Flight, a national non-profit aviation company, to provide career-oriented unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to its fellows. Initial and continuing education.
Able Flight has been providing flight training scholarships for people with physical disabilities since 2006 and has expanded the program in recent years to include scholarships that support training for a variety of aviation careers. In its 14-year history, Able Flight has awarded over 110 scholarships for flight training and flight careers.
Charles Stites, Executive Director of Able Flight, commented, “With the growth of unmanned aviation and the positive outlook for career opportunities in commercial drone operations, we have decided that this is a good time to add a UAS scholarship option to our professional education. As with the institutions teaching recipients of our flight training grants, we partner with organizations like USI that have developed programs that go well beyond the minimum standards required by the FAA. “
“The inherent demands of unmanned aviation could provide significantly greater career opportunities for people with physical disabilities,” added Josh Olds, president of the Unmanned Safety Institute. “When we first became familiar with Able Flight, it was clear that their focus on pilot safety and competence would translate into incredibly talented, industry-mature UAS pilots through their participation in the USI training program.”
Individuals interested in participating in the Able Flight UAS pilot training program should visit the Able Flight website www.ableflight.org for more information.
About the Unmanned Safety Institute
The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) is the industry’s most recognized leader in aviation safety solutions for individuals, colleges and organizations focused on integrating and operating UAS for civil or commercial purposes. The Unmanned Safety Institute offers UAS flight safety training and certification according to operational standards based on the adoption and modification of best flight safety practices.
With more than 170 instructors and over 10,000 customers around the world, including several Fortune 500 companies, USI is the world’s leading provider of UAS training and certification, and offers the most prestigious training program of its kind.
Programs include Small UAS & Advanced Safety, VSO (Visual Line of Sight Systems Operations ™), and PRO (Professional Remote Operator ™) certifications, and the Unmanned Connect ™ personnel development initiative. USI’s training and certification programs are endorsed by major aviation insurance providers and included in aviation association training programs. They have been assessed and recommended for academic performance by the American Council on Education. Learn more at www.UnmannedSafetyInstitute.org.