What Drone do I need to fly in the Open Category?
Any Drone that is less than 25kgs. However the weight of your Drone will put you into one of the Sub-Categories of the Open Category, whether it be A1, A2 or A3.
Is the A2 Open Category Course online or in person?
The A2 Open Category course consists of extra Subjects that you will not have in the A1/A3 Proof of online training course that you have completed on the IAA MySRS portal. There is a written exam of 30 Multiple choice questions with the A2 Open Category Course. Once you have successfully passed the course you will receive a course completion certificate.
What are my next steps after I have successfully passed the A2 Open Category Course?
We have a set of instructions at the end of the A2 Open Category course.
- Go into your MySRS account, Make sure you have completed the registration application and paid your €3, on your Home page Click on Start Application under the UAS Remote Pilot Competency A2/STS.
- The key part of this process is that you click on the little box that states “I Hereby Declare…….”
- Once you click on Complete Application a RPC number is then generated. This will be displayed with a Go Home button. Once you are back in your home page. The Application status should read “Awaiting DUTO review”
- Record your RPC Number and then click on Mr Sun this is the icon on the top right hand side of the page. under here you will find your IAA Number. Starting with IAA.
- Send both of these to email@example.com and we will then endorse you to complete your Application.
- After we have endorsed you, MySRS portal will send you an Email asking you to complete the application.
- Once you make your payment the IAA will endorse you with the A2 Tab on your Remote Pilot Competency Licence.
Does your A2 Open Category Course have a Mock Exam?
Yes. We Have it named as a Progress Exam, it is a mirror of how the Final Written will be displayed. The Progress Exam has 10 questions and the questions are posed in the same manner as the Final Written Exam.
If I am unsuccessful on the written exam do I have another chance to sit it?
Yes, We have allowed all students the ability to resit the Written Exam, if they are unsuccessful. We would ask that you get in touch before you resit the Exam and we will discuss with you where you went wrong in answering the questions.