UAS operations at night require a special skill set as well as specific aircraft modifications. This training course covers flight basics at night, necessary waivers and exemptions for night flight, and how to setup and execute a night operation.

Attendees will receive ground school and hands on flight instruction during the course. For specific topics covered, view the UAS Night Operations Training Schedule.

Attendees must have a Remote Pilot Certificate or be enrolled in the sUAS Commercial Pilot Training.

Course Details

The well-being and safety of our campus and the community is our top priority. Kansas State University is taking measures to create social distance to minimize the spread of COVID-19. The University is conducting limited operations remotely for the time being. Courses scheduled through June 2020 have been postponed until normal operations are able to resume. Please contact with inquiries.

Click on the course date to be taken to the registration form. All course dates are held in Salina, Kansas unless otherwise stated. Start times vary based on sunset.

August 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm – Register now!

Location: Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus in Salina, Kansas

Time: Start times vary based on sunset, view the UAS Night Operations Training Schedule for course details

Cost: $400  – discount available if attending the sUAS Commercial Pilot Training

Course fee includes course instruction, use of aircraft, travel to flight training location, and necessary materials and supplies. Meals, travel, and lodging are not included in the registration fee and are the responsibility of the attendee. Visit our travel page for suggestions on getting to and staying in Salina.

Registration deadline: One week prior to course start date


Please contact Professional Education and Outreach at or call our toll free number at 855-552-0079.