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Global Survey On Drone Operations

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Global Survey On Drone Operations

We are pleased to share the Global Drone Survey posted by our friend Mr.Peter van Blyenburgh of UVS, Paris, France. As always, great information on a Global Perspective.This worldwide survey on drone operations was kicked off in 8 languages in July 2017. Thank you, Peter, for allowing the share! https://dronebusiness.center/peter-van-blyenburgh-future-uas-regulations-13213/ If you are looking for more information on Transport Canada drone training, contact the Canadian Drone Institute to learn more.

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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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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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