UK navigation service provider NATS has launched a free-to-use online training course for drone users and hobbyists on its website. Designed with new users in mind the animated course presents an overview of current UK flight safety rules and regulations governing drone use and features a series of interactive quiz questions based on key elements of responsible drone operation.
Steve Graham, Head of Business Engagement at NATS said: “We hope new and existing drone users will find our new online hobbyist course useful as a fun-to-use tool with a serious message. NATS strongly supports fair and equal access for all types of aircraft, manned and unmanned, in integrated airspace – and it is important that all users of airspace do so safely, responsibly, and with due regard for the needs of others.
“By designing an animated video with clear and accessible voiceover narration and multiple-choice quiz questions, our aim is to provide accurate and practical information as a reference guide that will be helpful for all drone operators, especially new drone owners and hobbyists.”
NATS’ new Drone Hobbyist Online Course is available on the NATS website here: https://www.nats.aero/apps/hobbyist/
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