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Canadian Drone Regulation Updates

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Canadian Drone Regulation Updates

Proposed New Regulations Update The Fall of 2018 is around the corner. We are keeping a close eye open for the release of The Canadian Gazette II due in 2018. Under current Canadian Law the House of Commons subcommittee on Transport and Infrastructure will have any changes or amendments for their rubber stamp. Then we will all see the changes in Regulations in CAR’s and associated Transport Canada documentation available on the Internet at Transports website and in the Canada Gazette II. The Canadian Drone Institute has been receiving quite a few requests from across Canada from current Commercial Drone...

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Transport Canada Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS formerly UAV) License

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Transport Canada Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS formerly UAV) License

The Canadian Drone Institute is a Transport Canada Compliant Ground School taught by Retired Transport Canada Commercial Pilots and licensed Transport Canada Airline Transport Pilots (ATP). What we offer : 10 Sections written by our Pilots for the Transport Canada Exam, with your Graduation Certificate. Contact The Canadian Drone Institute to find out more today – Your Canadian Drone School Ground School Course  Completing your SFOC Application for Transport Canada  Completing Your Radio Aeronautical License ROC-A for your SFOC  All three for $599 + HST.  Register For Your Transport Canada UAV/UAS Transport Canada SFOC Today! To learn more or to...

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What Does Drone School Compliance Really Mean?

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What Does Drone School Compliance Really Mean?

What Does Drone School Compliance Really Mean? On May 23rd, 2018 new proposed amendments were discussed  by Stakeholders and Transport Canada for Drone School Compliance Regulations in Canada. Notably, the terms UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) and UAS (Unmanned Aerial  Systems) are being reviewed for a possible change to RPAS (Remote Pilot Aerial Systems). We are in favor of the ICAO term UAS. Under current Canadian Law, the House of Commons subcommittee on Transport and Infrastructure will have any changes or amendments sent into Transportation Law in Canada Then we will all see the changes in Regulations in CAR’s and associated...

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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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BVLOS Innovation Central in Northern Quebec

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BVLOS Innovation Central in Northern Quebec

Innovation Central Canada is leading the way with Innovation Central in Aymer, Quebec, 230 km’s north of Quebec City. The Unmanned Aerial Centre of Excellence has created one of the best, if not the best test facility in Canada for BVLOS research. In consultation with Transport Canada, NavCan Canada and the Department of Defence. They have created eight new CYR’s for testing, a milestone in itself for Airspace control. BVLOS is the future of our Drone industry in Canada. As the article states “as soon as you go behind a building with a Drone you are now in a BVLOS situation...

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