Stockton University, a public college in Galloway, N.J., is kicking off its new course on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) this upcoming semester.
The class, commencing Jan. 17, will be taught by Adam Greco, the air traffic account manager of center operations at the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) William J. Hughes Technical Center.
According to the university, students will study topics such as the history of UAS, regulations, the public and commercial applications of UAS throughout the world, the various types of drones, and the national airspace system in general. The course will also cover how to apply for a commercial approval in the U.S.
Greco has taught unmanned aircraft classes at both Atlantic Cape Community College and Stockton over the past four years. He is also the lead instructor for a certified agency course entitled “Introduction to the National Airspace System” for new hires, employees and contractors at the FAA tech center. He has served two details with NASA and is a non-resident instructor at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum at the Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia.