Aeronautics Department Hosts First-Ever Presentation on Drones

The SBVC Aeronautics Department hosted its first-ever presentation on modern drones and topics relating to the Aviation Maintenance Technology program.

The discussion was hosted by special guest Dr. Paul Foster, Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Safety Team Program Manager and OJT Program Manager. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in aviation safety, management, & aircraft maintenance. He was invited to campus to speak to aeronautics students as well as other campus members interested in taking their interests to the sky by learning more about aviation maintenance-related programs.

Dr. Foster discussed the registration, operation, safety and reporting of drones in addition other aircraft navigation topics.