General Visual Line of Sight Certificate (GVC) £399 no vat

Syllabus Subjects

Air Law/Responsibilities

Terminology

The EU UAS Regulation Package:

CAP393 Air Navigation Order:

General overview

CAP722

 

UAS Airspace Operating Principles

Airspace overview:

Airspace Classifications:

Specific airspace types:

Airspace reservations:

Obtaining information/approvals:

UAS Operations:

 

Airmanship and Aviation Safety

Good airmanship principles:

Flight safety:

Perception:

Operational mitigations:

Remote pilot logbooks:

 
Human Performance and Limitations (Human Factors)

Medical fitness:

Fatigue:
Meteorology

Introduction to obtaining and interpreting weather information:

Effects of weather on the UAS:

 

Navigation/Charts

Basic map reading (OS):

Aviation Charts:

GPS principles:

 

UAS General Knowledge

Basic principles of flight:

Command and Control:

Limitations:

Operating Guides:

Maintenance of system:

Technical mitigations:

 

Operator Responsibilities

Development of operational procedures:

 

Operating Procedures

Pre-planning:

Situational awareness:

Communications:

Pre-flight:

In Flight:

Post-flight:

Security:

The GVC which includes the A2 CofC consisting of :

 

  • Student study guide covering the CAA GVC syllabus
  • 3 day interactive course covering the syllabus subjects below delivered by live a Zoom lecture promoting questions and answers.
  • A formal CAA 60 questions exam online over zoom with a remote invigilator and takes a maximum of 75 minutes with a 75% pass mark although, most students take less than 40 minutes and we have an excellent pass rate.
  • You will access to theoretical knowledge practice papers from our Question Bank.
  • A flight skill test  on the 4th day or at your convenience 
  • We provide a structured self assessment practice flight manoeuvres guide.

We provide templates for the Operation Manuals which are explained in detail over the course.

 

  • Operation Manual – Volume 1
  • Systems                 – Volume 2
  • The Operation manuals come with free ongoing updates