Category Archives: Industry News

TC Warning to Industry on Bogus Pilot and Drone ID Cards

Ottawa, August 31st, 2020 French FOLLOWS Transport Canada released this note to Canadian Training Schools and the RPAS Industry earlier today: Briefing to the RPAS Training Provider Community: Subject:  Unauthorized RPAS Pilot Certificate and Drone Registration Cards in Circulation Transport Canada (TC) recently became aware of wallet-sized “Transport Canada Drone Pilot Certificate” and “Transport Canada […]

Transport Canada issues NPP

Are you an RPAS service provider? If you, you may well be interested in a new Notice of Proposed Procurement issued by Transport Canada. The department is seeking proposals for an RPAS capable of carrying out tests related to the National Aerial Surveillance Program. The NPP states TC is “requires a Remotely Piloted Aircraft System […]

$12.5M Announcement at #UC19Ottawa

By Scott Simmie There was a major announcement on the opening day of the #UC19Ottawa conference: Three Alberta-based companies in the #unmanned world are partnering with Peraton Canada on a five year, $12.5M project that will create 50 “high-value” jobs. The goal of “SkySensus” is to “advance the development and use of RPAS technology for […]

Federal RFI Invites Industry Input

In another sign that the role of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems will only continue to grow, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is seeking opinions from those active in the Industry. Specifically, PSPC is looking for input on the development of a proposed procurement for surveillance and inspection services that use RPAS capabilities. This RFI […]

United States Postal Service issues RPAS RFI

As a service to USC-STC members, as well as the broader Canadian RPAS community, we are reprinting a Request for Information from the USPS. We encourage all eligible providers to consider making a submission. Reprint follows below; please note deadline of November 4, 2019. The United States Postal Service (Postal Service or USPS) is investigating […]