Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

ECSU has developed a comprehensive UAS program that encompases a B.S. Degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Applied Research Experience, and Outreach
  • Building upon 30+ years of Aviation expertise 
  • Only 4-year UAS degree program in North Carolina 
  • Gain both Systems and Operational Knowledge and skills 
  • Hands-on field experience with industry/research grade equipment
 
UAS Program Offerings 
B.S. Degree in UA Systems
  • Aviation Core Courses
  • Engineering Technology Courses
  • UAS Specific Courses
  • Business/Entrepreneurship
  • Electives (GIS, Emergency Mngt, Criminal Justice, etc.)
  • FAA Part 107 Certification
 
ECSU’S UAS CAPABILITIES
Training/Education
  •  UAV Pilot
  • Sensor Operator
  • Mission Planning
  • Data Processing
  • Design
  • System/Payload Integration
Outreach
  • Drone Exploration Academy
Applied Research
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Infrastructure Inspection
  • 3D Mapping
  • Public Safety
  • Surveying
  • Homeland Security
  • Forestry
  • Transportation Planning
UAS TRAINING ASSETS
  • High-Fidelity UAS Training and Simulation Lab
  • Aeromapper EV2
  • eBee Ag with NIR Sensor
  • eBee with ThermoMAP
  • eBee RTK
  • Robo Flight 70 (RF 70)
  • eBee Sequoia with Multispectral Sensor
  • eXom Quadcopter with Thermal and Optical sensors
  • Matrice 600 Pro with LiDAR
  • Yuneec Typhoon H Pro with 4K
  • DJI Phantom
  • DJI Inspire 1
  • Dragon Flyer X-4
  • Qball X-4 (experimental, indoor)
Points of Interest
B.S in Aviation Science with concentration in Unmanned Aircraft Systems UAS
B.S in Unmanned Aircraft Systems UAS


COMING SOON

UAS FLIGHT TESTING FACILITY
  • 250’ X 100’ X 50’ (Net) Outdoor Flying Facility
  • ECSU UAS Test Site: 110 Acres Farm