Aviation + Drone Systems
Expert: Fred Bivetto
Aviation, Aerospace + Drone Systems • United States Air Force Academy & Graduate of the USAF Test Pilot School (TPS), where he served as the Director of Curriculum Standards and Chief Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Test Pilot. Development of a $37M, 1200-hour, Master of Science accredited flight test curricula. • Over 27 years of engineering, aviation and project management experience. Master’s Degree in National Security • Consulting projects with NASA, SpaceX and Virgin Galactic. Experienced at teaching via virtual, introductory aviation and drone video productions.
Introduction to Aviation Flight Science, Careers, Degrees + Certifications
Examination of basic flight science theory, emerging technologies + current aviation degree and career fields.
Principles of Aerodynamics and Stealth Technologies
Basic science theory, airfoils, wind tunnel engineering and physics, stealth, aerodynamics in the context of atmospheric flight history and innovation.
Introduction to Unmanned (Drone) Systems
Students will learn about the principles of drone lift and flight, controls, commercial applications and careers, federal aviation regulations and procedures.