Education & Training

PROGRAMME: 4.4 Drone electronic devices Technology & Programming

Format: Online

Language: English

EQF level: 4

Instructor: Benoit MATHIEU

Dates: 15May-7June, 2023

Hours: 28

Host institution: AEROCAMPUS-Aquitaine (France)

The importance of drones in the defence context is increasing fast. It is necessary to understand their electronic structure to be able to maintain them and to improve their performances.


  • to learn the electronic technology of drones.
  • to manage an embedded computer connected to sensors, display screens, camera and motors.
  • to program an embedded computer to control all its attached electronic devices
  • to establish a client/server communication between a drone and a remote computer and how to secure it by data encryption.


  • Programming basics
  • Electronic basics
  • Binary and hexadecimal coding


15 /May/2023
8:00 – 12:00
Embedded computer and shields
17 /May/2023
14:00 – 18:00
Display screens
22 /May/2023
8:00 – 12:00
Logical sensors
24 /May/2023
14:00 – 18:00
Digital sensors
31 /May/2023
14:00 – 18:00
Analog sensors, camera
5 /June/2023
8:00 – 12:00
Motors part 1
7 /June/2023
14:00 – 18:00
Motors part 2

IMPORTANT: This programme is EXCLUSIVE FOR partners of the ASSETs+ consortium and associated stakeholders. If you want to join the ASSETs+ Stakeholders Group and become part of our ecosystem, you just have to fill out a 5 minute form here before signing up for the course.

This programme is focused on:

  • Professionals working in Defence and AeroSpace Industry (up-skilling and re-skilling activities) and
  • University Licence students

Learning outcomes:


  • Drone electronic devices: technology and programming


  • Manage an embedded system for drones
  • Manage Keys for Data Protection
  • Program real time computing software
  • Remote control of an embedded system for drones