Drone Night Flying

What is it?

  • Deeper understanding

    Operating your Drone at Night requires a deeper understanding of the UK Air Law, Human Factors and Flight Planning before the CAA will grant you the additional permissions on top of your PfCO.

  • Specialist raining

    This online course delivers specialist training for operators who wish to fly their drone at night, for commercial projects. The course scrutinises safety to ensure minimal risk in limited or no light.

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    The ICARUS Night Flight Module is delivered by Former Military Helicopter Instructor Matt Williams who has over 2000 manned flying hours and 600 UAV flying hours.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Air Law
    • Scope
    • Overview
    • Terminology
    • Rules of the Air
    • Avoidance of Collisions
    • Insurance
    • Summary
    • Night Rating - Air Law Exam
  • 3
    Human Factors
    • Scope
    • The Human Condition
    • Fatigue
    • Outdoor & Lone Working
    • Human Eye Anatomy
    • Night Blind Spot
    • Night Myopia
    • Auto Kinesis
    • External Factors
    • Summary
    • Night Rating - Human Factors Exam
  • 4
    Operations Manual & Flight Planning
    • Scope
    • The Operations Manual
    • Equipment
    • Crash & Accident Plan
    • Flight Planning
    • Night Rating Planning Exercise
    • Night Rating - Night Operations Exam

About your instructor

  • Matthew Williams

    Head of Drone Operations

    Matthew Williams

    A leading light within the international aviation community with deep-seated roots within the unmanned training and operational delivery sectors. Matt has built a number of successful businesses centred around the ever-evolving unmanned aircraft space.He continues to manage an ever-growing team at the UK's leading unmanned aircraft training and operations company and also consults at the very highest levels in the sector in order to help explore and deliver practical and pragmatic solutions to problems faced by both regulatory bodies worldwide and those looking to exploit options to operate within regulatory frameworks.

Specialised Learning

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