• Flying Drones in CLASS C Airspace – You mean they’ll let you?

    By David Cooke, Guest Contributor There are procedures now to fly UAVs in any controlled airspace as long as you have an advanced RPAS license and an aircraft declared “SAFE” by the manufacturer. Simple. Now you just go on the NavCanada website and file a request.  This all started back in AUG 2018, with a […]

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  • UC19Ottawa at a glance!

    A detailed program is on the way (along with a new website), but we thought we’d whet your appetite with a preview of what’s on tap this fall at our annual conference. Needless to say, this is an extremely era in the #unmanned world. This year has brought new regulations, new technologies – even the […]

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  • #UC19Ottawa Registration Now OPEN!

    Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada is pleased to announce that registration for its annual conference is now open. This year’s conference will take place in the nation’s capital from October 30 to November 1, and promises to be USC-STC’s biggest and most ambitious gathering to date. We’ll be announcing speakers and the full […]

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  • Students – Apply Before August 31st for the $2500 Mark Cuss Memorial Scholarship

    USC-STC is honoured to support Canada’s rising stars contributing to the future of Unmanned Systems In December 2006, a young, gifted unmanned vehicles engineer working with CDL Systems named Mark Cuss passed away after a courageous 22-month battle with cancer.  At the time of his death, Mark was only 27 years old. However, during his short time, Mark made […]

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  • Two Canadian Teams Win @ AUVSI Competition

    Congratulations to the ETS Dronolab team from Montreal’s ÉTS – École de Technologie Supérieure. It placed FIRST at the AUVSI student competition this month, which had 75 global entries, of which 47 competed. Dronolab also placed First at this year’s earlier USC-STC Student UAS Competition, an incredible accomplishment and a testament to the talent and […]

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  • NEWS RELEASE: CARLETON TEAM WINS FIRST-EVER #UGV19

    (OTTAWA): A team from the Carleton University, the Carleton Autonomous Rovers, has won the first-ever Unmanned Ground Vehicle Competition – #UGV19 – organized by Unmanned Systems Canada/Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC). They received not only accolades, but a cash prize of $2,000. The event took place May 25-26, at the new Ottawa L5 Facility, North America’s […]

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  • Unmanned Ground Vehicle Competition!

    NEWS RELEASE:  USC-STC HOLDS UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE COMPETITION (OTTAWA): A Canadian first – a competition involving unmanned “snowplows” – will take place May 25-26 at the newly-opened Ottawa L5 facility, North America’s first integrated test environment for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV). Teams from the University of Ottawa and Carleton University will compete by having […]

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  • News Release: 2019 Student UAS Competition Results

     Alma, QC – May 6th, 2019 – The lights are back on in the Saguenay Valley thanks to the skills of École de technologie supérieure – Team Donolab. They answered the call from the local power company needing drone support to inspect a simulated damaged solar farm. ETS was declared the winner of the 11th […]

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  • Deadline Approaches on RCMP Tender

    The RCMP has issued a broad-scope Request For Information (RFI) regarding multiple aspects of RPAS (including procurement). The deadline for interested parties is to express their interest is May 21st. According to the Tender, “The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) plans to establish a competitive Standing Offer for the acquisition of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems […]

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  • Call for Speakers for UC19Ottawa (Now closed – thank you to 50+ applicants!)

    Updated as of June 18, 2019: This year’s Call for Speakers is now closed, and we’re happy to report that we received over 50 abstracts to consider for UC19Ottawa. The USC-STC Conference Program team will review all proposals then contact applicants over the next few months. Original post: April 25, 2019:Unmanned Systems Canada – Systèmes […]

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