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Flight Request

In order to operate a UAV/drone at CSU you will need to complete the CSU Drone Approval Request form:

To complete the form you will need the following information:

  1. Name of requesting party
  2. CSU Department and contact name, email, and telephone number
  3. Who owns the UAS/UAV, if not CSU?
  4. Description of UAS/UAV Activities including takeoff procedures, UAS/UAV recovery, description of ground control system, and system fail safe.
  5. Dates of operation. Include number of hours operated, and time of operations.
  6. Location of operation and storage, description of storage facility. Also describe method of transportation for the unit.
  7. UAS/UAV registration #
  8. UAS/UAV and associated systems information – serial #, year, manufacture, model and value
  9. Pilot information – name, FAA Licensees and ratings, CSU employment status, describe all relevant UAS/UAV training
  10. General Information to include: airframe weight, max takeoff weight, range/ endurance, operating altitude, power supply.
  11. Describe operational safety program or procedures
  12. Account number (Departments are responsible for UAS/UAV liability insurance premiums. They may at their option purchase physical damage coverage for UAS/UAV and associated systems – recommended for high value equipment. If no insurance is purchased for physical damage, Departments are responsible for loss or damage to UAS/UAV and associated systems.)