One Year UAPA Membership ($45), FREE UA Fundamentals Course on DVD ($650), Lapel Pin, Certificate, Unmanned Aircraft Business Start-up Counselling Session ($100), Unmanned Aircraft Legal Representation, Unmanned Aircraft Insurance, $20 toward annual members conference. Total value is $715 The UA/Drone Fundamentals Course includes Links, Sensors, GCS, Airspace Sense and Avoid, Mishaps, Reliability, Human Machine Interface, Alternative Propulsion, Navigation, Autonomy, Swarming and Futures
$45 Perk above + $30 toward annual members conference + Textbook: Introduction to Unmanned Systems: Air, Ground, Sea and Space, Technologies & Commercial Applications. Total value is $812 The textbook describes unmanned air, ground, sea and space vehicles in detail. The introduction is written by Brian Binnie, the test pilot for SpaceShipOne and second commercial astronaut. The book is beautifully illustrated with 100 color photos to make the content easy to understand.
$150 Perk above + $50 toward annual members conference + How to Start a UA Business Course on DVD. ($155). Total value is $987 Gene Payson, President of Troy Built Models, a very successful small UAV manufacturing and training company, and third largest small UAV business in the USA, explains the requirements necessary to start a Small UAV business.
$250 Perk + DVD Course on Small UA/Drone Design &amp;amp; Construction ($1000 value) + Free admissions to annual members conference. Total value is $2037
$500 Perk + Free admission to Live UA Fundamentals Course in Las Vegas ($1500 value). Total value = $3537
$1000 Perk + UA Pilot Training ($3500): The average UA pilot makes $104,000 (Indeed.com). The UA pilot training program consists of three phases. Phase 1 (online ground school) and Phase 2 (simulator at your home simulator). Phase three (flight training) is conducted at one of our flight schools at Sarasota, Denver or Tucson. At the end of the program, students will receive the UA Pilot Certificate Awarded on Graduation. Total time for completion is approximately 3 weeks. Total value is $7021