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National certification program training pilots for the booming drone industry [press release]

(Toronto, ON) March 20, 2017 – It’s the career your guidance counsellor never told you about: piloting Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs), better known as drones. A growing number of Canadian businesses are using UAVs to collect critical eye-in-the-sky data that helps them enhance productivity and cut costs – but they need licensed pilots who [...]

March 20th, 2017|

Drone regulations database launched

Wondering how UAVs are regulated in Brazil? Thanks to an online resource that launched in February, you can find the latest information on how drones are regulated in over 120 different countries. The project, https://www.droneregulations.info/, is a product of CTA, the New America Foundation, the Humanitarian UAV Network, senseFly, Parrot, FSD and EU Humanitarian [...]

March 6th, 2017|

Drone crash that knocked woman unconscious lands man 30-day jail sentence

A Seattle man is facing jail time and a fine of $500 for reckless endangerment after his drone crashed into a crowd during a 2015 parade, injuring a woman. The man is the owner of an aerial photography business. While the Seattle Municipal Court judge acknowledged that the crash was accidental, he still felt [...]

March 1st, 2017|

Getting Started with Drone Racing, a free ebook released by the Canadian Drone Racing League

  Our partners at the Canadian Drone Racing League have released a free e-book geared towards those who are new to drone racing. Titled Getting Started with Drone Racing: A quick and simple guide for beginners, the e-book is an excellent resource for those looking for information about the history of drone racing, various racing [...]

February 28th, 2017|

UAV Ground School Program Provides Drone Market With Skilled and Compliant Pilots [press release]

Safe and efficient drone operation goes beyond the joystick (Winnipeg, MB) February 27, 2016 – a new set of Transport Canada regulations released in December 2016 requires proper training and education for those who wish to use drones for work purposes. The new rules state that anyone who uses a drone for any purpose besides [...]

February 27th, 2017|

The Victoria Fire Department has caught drone fever

Like many other first responder teams, the Victoria Fire Department is exploring the use of drones for their operations. According to the Times Colonist, they could be used for search-and-rescue missions, find the source of brush fires, or assess damage following an earthquake. In the case of someone missing in the water, a drone [...]

February 21st, 2017|