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Tuesday, May 24, 2022
8:30 am – 5:00 pm CDT (incl. a 60-min break)


Presented by
Riley Lindsay P.L.S.

Overview of Aerial Mapping Technologies
Manned aircraft vs. unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)
UAS platforms: fixed wing and rotorcraft
UAS photogrammetry
Federal and state aerial mapping regulation

Photogrammetric Mapping Basics
Principles and technology
Two basic types of photogrammetry
Ground control datums and coordinate references systems
Applications for photogrammetry
Software for photogrammetry

Mapping Using UAS
Software set-up
Preflight planning
Flight operations and considerations

UAS Data-Processing Software
Drone Deploy

Photogrammetry Demonstration/Case Study
Software demonstration
Working with control points

FAA Commercial UAS Regulations
Commercial/recreational UAS
Remote pilot requirements
UAS requirements
Airspace requirements
Operating rules

FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot License
When required
Preparing for the test
Where to take the test


Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Land Surveyors:
7.0 PDHs (No credit in NJ)

Landscape Architects:
7.0 HSW CE Hours

Professional Engineers:
7.0 PDHs


Continuing Education Credit Information
See each course listing for the type and amount of each continuing education credit available. Individual courses for land surveyors, engineers and architects are not subject to preapproval.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York land surveyors, engineers, architects and landscape architects via its registration with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2) and §79-1.5(i) (2)). Only courses approved for LA CES HSW credit offer credit to New York engineers and architects. LA CES approval qualifies this course for landscape architects licensed in Florida and North Carolina. HalfMoon Education is not seeking approval for landscape architects in New Jersey. Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete these events, respond to prompts, and earn passing scores (80%) on the quizzes that follows the presentations (multiple attempts allowed).


Riley Lindsay P.L.S.

Riley Lindsay has over 17 years of experience with Surveying and GIS and has been a Part 107 Remote Pilot since 2017. He graduated from SLCC in 2011 with his degree in Survey/Geomatics and a G.I.S. Certificate. He is a licensed Land Surveyor in the State of Utah.  He has been recognized as nationwide leader for his use of LiDAR and UAS technology in Surveying.