Applied UAV Training from Kocaeli Metropolitan

Applied UAV Training from Kocaeli Metropolitan
Applied UAV Training from Kocaeli Metropolitan

📩 31/05/2022 12:54

Within the scope of the Metropolitan E-Youth project, which was implemented for the first time in Turkey by a local government, trainings in line with the needs of the digital age continue to be organized. Comprehensive UAV-1 Commercial License Training was given to public employees who use drones in search and rescue, firefighting, forestry inspection and agriculture applications, as well as press and tourism officials who shoot unmanned aerial vehicles in social media, promotion and journalism in Kocaeli. The trainees, who successfully completed the training organized in cooperation with Bursa Technical University, were entitled to receive the UAV-1 commercial license approved by the General Directorate of Civil Aviation.


Prof. from Bursa Technical University. Dr. Ali İhsan Kadıoğulları and Prof. Dr. The four-day training given by Turan Sönmez was held at the Vinsan field. Kadıoğulları said that UAV technology can be used in a wide range of areas such as fire and natural disaster monitoring, instant coordinate taking, mapping, agriculture-spraying, search and rescue, cinema-TV, social media. He stated that UAVs offer many conveniences such as being able to fly at night, in the rain, in the snow and down to -20 degrees cold, and with the advanced sensor structure and the possibility of comfortable flight even in deep valleys, helping the crews to perform their duties better.


Within the scope of the training, the group consisting of 40 people was subjected to practical flight training. In the training, potential thermal and zoom camera drone systems, heat mapping, laser marking systems were introduced and the infrastructure knowledge to use them was created. The "Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Commercial Pilot Certificate", commonly referred to as a drone license, was provided to trainees who successfully completed the 32-hour training. It was observed that the public institutions working in our provincial borders and providing services in many fields such as fire fighting, search and rescue, tourism, press, and agriculture were satisfied with the education.

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