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Jail Time $25,000.00 Fine and Big Box Retailers

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Jail Time $25,000.00 Fine and Big Box Retailers

You drop into your local Big Box Retailer and purchase a DJI (90% of the Recreational & Professional Drone Sales in Canada are for DJI China’s Drones) Phantom 4 for your 16 year old. Maybe you are a Real Estate Agent and buy a Drone to increase your sales or you are just an unsuspecting Parent wanting to please your child with that present they desperately want. Hmmm, you did not know that the DJI Drone you have just purchased can travel at 70/kmh and weighs almost a Kilo. Did you know that this Drone can easily fly into Canadian...

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Transport Canada 2018 UAS Exam

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Transport Canada 2018 UAS Exam

The Transport Canada 2018 examination is coming mid Summer. New UAS/Drone pilots will be required to write the Exam.Our new course content is written by retired Airline Transport and former Canadian Military jet and helicopter pilots. All course content focused on the Transport Canada 2018 UAS pilots exam. Real life experience www.thecanadiandroneinstitute.com

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Brokers and Realtors May Not Be Aware

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Brokers and Realtors May Not Be Aware

It is quite alarming to find that the vast majority of Realtors and Brokers in Canada are not aware that they may be exposing themselves to substantial liability, fines and possible Jail time using an Individual Drone pilot or Drone Company that does not possess the proper Transport Canada certifications. In Canada, 2018 fines now range from $3,000.00 to $25,000.00 per “Incident” that can be assessed by Transport Canada Inspectors. On Transport Canada’s websites, there is an “Incident Form” for the general public to report an individual or a company that may be operating recklessly and/or illegally in Canada https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/opssvs/drone-incident-report-form.html Not...

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UAV Manufacturers Facing Potential

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UAV Manufacturers Facing Potential

The Economist reported in June that 110,000 drones were sold for commercial use in 2016 with those numbers expected to rise to 174,000 for 2017. The “Age of Drones” is upon us. The possibilities are endless, and as money pours into the drone manufacturing industry, technology is advancing at a rapid pace. But with the rapid rise in commercial use comes the inherent liability risk associated with it. In order to properly evaluate the liability landscape going forward, we need only look back some 60 years ago to a similar rapid advance occurring in commercial aviation and take heed to the substantial...

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Licensee Opportunities

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Licensee Opportunities

We have openings for various Canadian cities as a Canadian Drone Institute Licensee. The Canadian Drone Institute is looking for experienced current or retired Transport Canada Pilots.  Take a look! www.thecanadiandroneinstitute.com

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