What's on this page?
- Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Training Exercises
- Visual Observer Training
- NIST Training Resources - stickers, labels, fabrication guide, forms and testing checklists
- NIST videos - including public safety uses and training Exercise
- Guidance for Operating a Thermal Drone
- Part 107 Study Resources
*Note disclaimer below. In addition, these exercises are provided courtesy of our members and others whose have graciously permitted us to share their documents. They may not work for all departments. Those provided in WORD format can easily be modified to fit different programs and needs.
BASIC, INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED TRAINING EXERCISES*
Visual Observer Training
NIST TRAINING RESOURCES
NIST sUAS Open Test Lane Usage Guide
NIST - sUAS Open Test Lane - Quick Start Trifold
Build Your Own NIST Course!
NIST open lane test fabrication guide
East Hartford Fire Department NIST course build-progress photos.
Purchase a NIST course
(instead of fabricating it yourself)
Forms and Testing Checklists
NIST open lane test book forms
Training Exercise Videos - courtesy of member municipalities
Stanleyworks Chimney Implosion - Manchester
Groton Downed Aircraft Simulation - Manchester
Search and Rescue Training - Manchester
Operating a Thermal Drone
Part 107 Study Resources - see links on Useful Links
Disclaimer: All information provided herein is solely for educational and informational purposes. Its inclusion on this website does not constitute an endorsement or assurance as to accuracy or timeliness. It is not legal advice. UAV laws and guidance change rapidly. If you are preparing policies or documents for your agency or department, we suggest you consult with an attorney familiar with municipal and aviation law as well as other law that may be applicable to the particular policy or document such as privacy or cybersecurity.