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Drone Jobs in Canada

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Drone Jobs in Canada

Congratulations to Drone Delivery Canada on creating drone jobs in Canada! 400 lbs. of potential capability for heavy payload shipments into Indigenous and Isolated northern communities were made possibly by Drone Delivery Canada. While flying as a Bush pilot in Ft. Providence NWT myself back in 1978 I was paying $8.00 for a frozen steak from Edmonton. On a personal level, I am very happy to see what Drone Delivery Canada is potentially doing for our Northern Communities. Reducing The Cost of Medical Equipment Deliveries Obviously, this will help to help reduce the costs of Medical equipment deliveries, Medicines, and...

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The UAS Exam and Drone Pilot Certification Transport Canada is Coming

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The UAS Exam and Drone Pilot Certification Transport Canada is Coming

For those interested in the UAS Exam and Pilot Certification Transport Canada this info was taken from The Transport Canada Website for the Upcoming Transport Canada Knowledge Test and Pilot Permit:   “Under the proposed rules, pilots of very small drones or small drones for limited operations will have to pass an online examination to ensure they have enough knowledge to operate safely.   Pilots who intend to fly in the complex operations category — which includes flying in urban areas or within controlled airspace or close to airports — will need to pass a written knowledge test to get...

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Transport Canada “Proposed Rules for Drones in Canada”

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Transport Canada “Proposed Rules for Drones in Canada”

Transport Canada Proposed Drone Rules in Canada taken from the Transport Canada Website. BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Site) is being studied by Transport Canada in conjunction with the Private sector and Unmanned Systems Canada, a great organization, by the way, to move the UAS industry forward from the current VLOS (Visual Line of Sight) regulatory regulations. That is where your jobs will come from in 2019. Companies that require a BVLOS environment are Pipeline, Energy Systems, Mining etc., who currently do not participate in any great extent in a VLOS environment. Students and Companies will benefit from BVLOS. Stay...

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Teamsters Tell UPS: No Drones or Driverless Trucks

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Teamsters Tell UPS: No Drones or Driverless Trucks

The Teamsters union wants to prohibit United Parcel Service Inc. from using drones or driverless vehicles to deliver packages. That was one of the labor union’s initial demands as it kicked off high-stakes contract talks with UPS this week. The Teamsters also want the parcel giant to eliminate late-night deliveries and add another 10,000 workers to the ranks, among other things. The two sides are starting to negotiate one of the largest collective bargaining agreements in the U.S., which covers around 260,000 UPS employees and expires in July. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters’ National Negotiating Committee this week submitted to...

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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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