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    Aeryon and Unmanned Systems Canada co-sponsoring “UAS Operations for Commercial Applications” seminar series.

    Do you know how UAV technology can benefit your business? Do you need to build a UAV Program within your company or department? Do you know how to begin the process? Have you started, but don’t know what to do next? Sign up for the next event 23 August in

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    Chairman’s Update – July 2016

    It is timely to update the Canadian unmanned systems community on various activities that USC has been undertaking on your behalf and some items that you might find newsworthy.

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    2016 RPAS Yearbook

    2016 RPAS Yearbook, with updated Canadian section, now available for on-line viewing, and purchase. From Suas News: 2016 RPAS Yearbook – RPAS: The Global Perspective Subj.:   Online Availability For the 14th consecutive year, we have been able to publish this unrivalled publication. You are whole-heartedly thanked for your contribution to

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    TC Announces Update to Stakeholders on Unmanned Air Vehicles

    At 13:00 EDT yesterday, June 28th in Ottawa Transport Canada (TC) convened a meeting of UAV Stakeholders to provide an update on the policy and regulatory framework resulting from analysis of the comments received during the consultation period of the Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) to the Civil Aviation Regulations

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    Mexican UAS Regulations Announced

    Stay tuned for details on Mexican Business Opportunities workshop at UnmannedCanada 2016. New Regulations for UAVs operation Today, the Mexican Aeronautic Agency (equivalent to the United States Federal Air Administration and to Transport Canada) issued the “Mandatory Administrative Regulations to operate Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems (UAVs)” (the “Regulations”), thereby substituting

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    University of Sherbrooke – VAMUdeS – Wins AUVSI Student UAV Competition

    Unmanned Systems Canada congratulates the University of Sherbrooke on having won the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International Student UAV competition held in Patuxent River Maryland, USA this week. Pitted against 24 teams who had qualified for the final flying phase from the United States, Canada, Germany, Israel and India

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    FAA Publishes Small UAS Rules

    Unmanned Systems Canada wishes to congratulate the FAA and their stakeholders on the promulgation today of their Small UAS rules. These new rules are not dissimilar to those which have been in place in Canada for the past several years. Undoubtedly today’s announcement will generate significant new opportunities for our

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    Unmanned Systems Canada Response to Minister Garneau’s Drone Safety Campaign Announcement

    Unmanned Systems Canada, representing the professional Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) community in Canada, is pleased to support Minister Garneau’s Drone Safety Campaign announced this morning in Ottawa. The safety of Canada’s airspace is crucial for everyone. It is incumbent on everyone from the hobbyist to the professional to fly safely

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    New Regulations for UAVs operation 

    Today, the Mexican Aeronautic Agency (equivalent to the United States Federal Air Administration and to Transport Canada) issued the “Mandatory Administrative Regulations to operate Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems (UAVs)” (the “Regulations”), thereby substituting Regulations CO AV-23/10 R2. The Regulations provide for new requirements to operate UAVs, also known as Drones,

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  • M.Sc. Thesis Opportunity 2016 – 2018

    Performance of a UAV-borne Directional Gamma Spectrometer                               An opportunity exists for a geophysics or physics student to perform their M.Sc. thesis work at the Geological Survey of Canada on studies of the performance of a directional

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