• 2017 Canadian UAS Industry Survey

    Transport Canada has contracted LOOKNorth with support from Unmanned Systems Canada to undertake a UAS industry survey with a particular emphasis on the impact of BVLOS capabilities. The purpose is to update a 2013 survey and to provide insight into planned sector growth in both the domestic and export markets. The results will be critical […]

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  • USC Releases Small RPAS BVLOS Best Practices to the Community

    Unmanned Systems Canada is publicly releasing Small RPAS Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) Best Practices, a document developed by Unmanned Systems Canada to provide guidance to industry for BVLOS operation of small unmanned aircraft. This document was previously released to registered members of Unmanned Systems Canada as version 1.1 for discussion at the Unmanned […]

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  • Aeryon Labs and DroneDeploy Partner to Deliver End-to-End Enterprise UAS Solutions

    Aeryon Labs and DroneDeploy Partner to Deliver End-to-End Enterprise UAS Solutions Aeryon Labs Inc., a manufacturer of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) and DroneDeploy, the leading drone data platform, today announced their partnership to deliver integrated UAS solutions to end-users and service providers in the commercial/industrial market. Aeryon is pleased to make a new bundled hardware […]

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  • RFI – Drones for Desert Locust Monitoring

    The food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is looking to obtain preliminary information on the availability of potential vendors to provide solutions enabling FAO, within the context of Desert Locust early warning & preventive control systems, to improve its monitoring activities through the use of fixed and rotary wing ‘drones’. The purpose of […]

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  • New UAV exemptions come into effect today

    On December 21st, 2016 Transport Canada (TC) released the new criteria for exemptions from SFOC requirements for operations of UAV’s with a max takeoff weight of 25 kilograms. These exemption requirements are in effect as of today, and all operators are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the changes. Specific details regarding the requirements, including rationales […]

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  • SESAR JU – Call for Demonstrations/Live Testing

    The Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking has informed us that it has just published a call which aims at performing demonstration/live testing activities for identifying quick-win solutions enabling the safe integration of drones, in all kinds of airspace. This call is framed in the context of the recent “Warsaw Declaration” which acknowledged […]

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  • Drone Delivery Canada and Staples Team Up For Drone Delivery Development, Implementation and Commercialization

    Toronto, Ontario—November 29, 2016 USC member Drone Delivery Canada is pleased to announce it is working with Staples (NASDAQ – SPLS), the country’s leading provider of business solutions, to collaborate and explore the feasibility of developing, implementing and commercializing a drone delivery logistics platform for Staples’ commercial requirements nationwide in Canada.

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  • USC Small RPAS BVLOS Best Practices

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  • USC Releases Small RPAS BVLOS Best Practices Document to Members

    The Small RPAS BVLOS Best Practices is a best practices document for the operation of unmanned aircraft beyond visual line of sight that was developed by Unmanned Systems Canada for it’s membership and to advance BVLOS possibilities in Canada. This document is released to all registered members of Unmanned Systems Canada (including corporate, and student […]

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  • Nomination for the 2016 Pip Rudkin Individual Achievement and Organizational Awards

    Once again it is time to nominate an individual and a corporation that you think are deserving of receiving the USC-STC achievement awards recognizing their work in the advancement of UVS activities during the past year. The Pip Rudkin Individual Achievement Award was named in honour of Pip Rudkin who passed away last year.  Pip was a key member […]

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