ICAO Proficiency Level 4
The candidate pilot will receive theoretical training according to the Training Center program. At the end of his / her theoretical training, the candidate may take part in the theoretical examinations conducted by the SPOA, which determines the examination periods. The theoretical training, according to the rules established by the HCAA has a total duration of fifty (50) hours (UAS Pilot A, B & C) and includes the following items:
Civil Aviation Legislation - UAS Legislation
Air Traffic Rules
Basic air meteorology
Technical knowledge of UAS
The candidate pilot receives practical training according to the approved training program of the Training Center and depending on the license category.
UAS Pilot A: three (3) flight hours and practical examination
UAS Pilot B: seven (7) flight hours and practical examination
UAS Pilot C: twelve (12) hours of flight and practical examination
70% of the planned hours of practical training can be done using an approved Simulator. 3D uses the professional version of DJI Simulator.
DJI Mavic Pro
UAS Pilot Α
50 hours theory
3 hours practice
MTOM < 1 Kg
DJI Phantom 4 Pro
UAS Pilot Β
50 hours theory
7 hours practice
MTOM 1 < 4 Kg
DJI Agras MG1
UAS Pilot C
50 hours theory
12 hours practice
MTOM 4 < 25 Kg
The theoretical examinations of SEMAs are conducted by the SPOA based on a well-known multi-choice questionnaire covering the entire syllabus. In order for a candidate to take the exam, his / her training center must complete and submit to the CA / D2 a certificate of successful completion of the theoretical training so as to allow him / her to take the exam.
The examiner can choose whether the questionnaire will be in Greek or English. Successful students in the theoretical examinations are considered to score at least 75%. In case of failure or abstention, the candidate may take part in the examinations of the next examination period. The results of the theoretical examinations last two (2) years from the date of issue.
PRACTICAL EXAMINATION - SKILL TEST
During the practical examination, the following are displayed:
• Technical knowledge of the unmanned aircraft and its support system
• Flight Preparation / Proper Flight / Flight Selection
• Recognizing and managing risks and errors
• Handling in normal situations within the operating limits of the unmanned aircraft and the restrictions imposed by law
• Smooth and accurate execution of all maneuvers
• Demonstration of good judgment in aviation environment
• Applying the knowledge it has acquired
• Keeping control throughout the flight and in all situations
• Handling in abnormal situations including emergency situations.
Upon completion of the examination, the examiner shall communicate the result to the examiner and complete the form on which the CAA / D2 will issue the UAS pilot license.
EXAMS SIMULATIONS TESTS
The school offers its students an opportunity to simulate the real examinations of the ASA throughout the training through an online platform. Test results are readily available, along with scoring and wrong answers.
For school students located outside of Thessaloniki, remote monitoring can be done in cooperation with the leading Cisco Web Conference Software company. The student needs a camera, a microphone from either a computer or a mobile / tablet.
For the needs of the training center, fiber optics are used for internet connection, Cisco networking equipment, while branch offices are connected to a leased WAN LMDS microwave link circuit.