The 1/2 day ROC training workshop with VAP will assist ROC-A applicants learn the techniques to speak on radio competently as well as prepare for the ROC-A exam.
Notes: An ROC-A is required by operators of radiotelephone equipment on board aircraft and at aeronautical land (fixed and mobile) radio stations using aeronautical mobile frequencies.
At this time it is mostly an exception for UAV pilots to engage in direct communication with Air Traffic Services via handled radio (or the like) However, there are instances where radio comminication may be necessary to improve safety and best practice.
Students should diligently study the following guide prior to taking the course or exam. ROC-A Study Guide
VAP is now offering ROC-A training and examination in addition to UAS 101. Learning to talk on a Aeronautical Radio station professionally and to a aviation standards is a requirement of UAV pilots operating in Canada.
The ability to understand proper aeronautical radio communications will help the UAV operator maintain situational awareness and improve safety.
David Carlos or VAP is Industry Canada certified and approved to conduct ROC-A examinations email David Here.