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  • TC’s RPAS Task Force Releases Consultation Summary

    Transport Canada’s RPAS Task Force has just released a summary of an information meeting held with UAS Industry members, on May 23 in Ottawa with both in-person attendance as well as participation across Canada via teleconference. The Task Force provided an overview of the almost 700 submissions that it received

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  • 2018 Drone Industry Survey

    Our collegues at UAV Coach have let us know of a new 2018 UAS/RPAS/Drone Survey being conducted by SkyLogic and targeted to look at the state of the industry this year in time for InterDrone. While US based, they are collecting data from a number of countries and so it

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  • DND Tender for CAF UAS ISTAR Service

    CAF UAS ISTAR Service Tender Released The CAF UAS Services program includes providing near real-time, beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) information to the CAF tactical units at sea and on land.  These services are required in Naval and Land operational environments and are defined work packages

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  • Transport Canada Update on UAV Regulations – June Newsletter

    Kate Kienapple from Costal Drone Co., one of our regular contributed, pulled together a summary of the May 23rd TC Stakeholder Engagement session on CG1 and the proposed UAV/RPAS Rules. Our thanks to Kate for her reporting on this important session. Summary from TC’s Stakeholder Engagement Session On Wednesday, May

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  • UC18 Registration Now Open!

    UC18 Conference registration is now open! Great news! Unmanned Systems Canada announces that registration for Unmanned Canada 2018 is now open. UC18 is Canada’s premiere Unmanned Systems Conference, covering Land, Sea, and Air applications of unmanned vehicles in Canada. This year, UC18 will focus daily on themes of interest to

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  • USC Training List Update

    UAS Training List Update: Thank you to Eric Edwards and Welcome Kate Kienapple Here is latest list of UAS training service providers who have declared conformance to the Transport Canada knowledge requirements. On behalf of our entire industry, this is an opportunity to thank Eric Edwards who has led the

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  • Student Papers Competition – DEADLINE EXTENDED to 15 June

    Unmanned Systems Canada is excited to announce that our Annual Student Paper Competition will once again be featured at our 2018 Conference from 30 October-1 November in Vancouver, BC at The Westin Bayshore Hotel. The Competition is open to all Canadian undergraduate and graduate students at a recognized university or

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  • (Un)certain Skies: Drones in the World of Tomorrow

    “(Un)certain Skies: Drones in the World of Tomorrow’. ” OECD International Transport Forum has just published this report.  USC is pleased to have been invited to review and comment upon the document and thanks all of the contributors for their efforts.” (un)certain-skies-drones_ITF

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  • UC 18 Call For Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED to 15 June

    Call for Papers Unmanned Systems Canada is pleased to announce that we are now accepting proposals for Conference Technical Papers to be presented at this year’s UC18, being held in Vancouver, BC this fall, Oct 30 – Nov 1st, 2018. Abstracts for Technical Presentations are sought regarding all subject areas related

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  • Updated Compliant UAS Training Orgs List

    Updated List of Compliant UAS Training organizations is posted. Exodrone added to list of compliant UAV training service providers.   USC 2018-05-28 T26P15263-Compliant Training Organizations

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