Topic: UAVs/Drones

Standing (Blanket) Special Flight Operations Certificates – UAVs & Drones

For example, when the top of the Toronto’s CN Tower was lifted into place using a helicopter, it was carried out in accordance with and under the authority of an SFOC. To date, Transport Canada has reacted relatively swiftly in dealing with the rapidly expanding demand for commercial UAV operations. In addition to the two… Read more »

Freight Drones Will Revitalize Canada’s Remote Communities

by Ehsan Monfared As the civilian drone industry begins down the long road of regulatory legitimization, Canada’s remote communities stand to be unique beneficiaries of the possibilities that this new technology represents. Back in 2010, I had the privilege of partaking in the Katimavik program – a community-service program that sent me to places in… Read more »