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Do You Need an Advanced Drone (RPAS) Pilot's Certificate to Operate Your Drone Business ?

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Do You Need an Advanced Drone (RPAS) Pilot's Certificate to Operate Your Drone Business ?

The answer is most yes if your drone is over 250 grams. Transport Canada has released new drone safety regulations starting on June 1st, 2019 that will affect your business.  Most importantly you need to realize that operating a drone business in Canada will mean new penalties and fines if you do not carry a basic or advanced license -  Penalties You could face serious penalties, including fines and/or jail time, if you break the rules. Fines for individuals up to $1,000 for flying without a drone pilot certificate up to $1,000 for flying unregistered or unmarked drones up to $1,000 for flying...

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