How to use your drone in a Canadian winter

Dec 8, 2016 4:20:21 PM

Just because winter has arrived, doesn't mean you have to put the drone away. If you're a photographer, this is a fantastic time of year to get those one-in-a-million winter shots. If you use a drone for other business purposes, you can't just...

How drones are poised to revolutionize the roofing industry

Dec 7, 2016 5:11:35 PM

Before starting any roofing project, it's important to get a scope of the job. One way to do that is by climbing up and visually inspecting the building for damage and wear and tear.

Do I need an SFOC if I'm flying my drone indoors?

Nov 16, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Great question! Believe it or not, you aren't the first one to wonder this.

Mining from the sky

Nov 3, 2016 3:42:59 PM

How drones are using sensory and photographic data to create efficiencies in mining

Provincial and national parks are no-drone zones

Oct 13, 2016 2:02:13 PM

It's true that nobody is allowed to fly their drone in a national or provincial park without a special exemption. But don't take it too personally — flying any aircraft in a national or provincial park is prohibited, and drones just happen to...

Sample SFOC application

Sep 7, 2016 3:20:55 PM

So you know you need a Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC), but maybe you aren't sure where to start. What kind of information does Transport Canada want? What does a typical SFOC look like?

What's the difference between a UAV and a drone?

Aug 31, 2016 9:00:00 AM

For anyone new to the world of unmanned aerial systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, quadcopters or drones, the terminology might be a little confusing. 

Drone building inspection, urban and rural

Aug 29, 2016 11:16:50 AM

When it comes to commercial drone use, building inspection — like aerial photography — just makes sense.

Why do drone operators need insurance coverage?

Aug 17, 2016 12:45:28 PM

THOUGH THEY CERTAINLY REPRESENT A SEGMENT OF THE MARKETPLACE, it’s a misconception to think of drone operators as kids in a park playing with remotecontrolled toys. “Make no mistake: unmanned aircraft enthusiasts are aviators,” said U.S....

Drones by the numbers [infographic]

Jul 5, 2016 1:04:15 PM

Curious about what most Canadians are using their drones for? After collecting hundreds of drone insurance applications, here's what we found.

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