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Student UAS Competition – Phase 1 Design Paper Winners 2020 & 2021

Not even COVID-19 can lock down the two attempts of the 12th annual UAS-STC Student Competition. Although the the 2020 flying phase was grounded and the 2021 phase will be virtual, the design paper competition is complete. The judges were impressed! And the winners are….

The 12th USC-STC Student UAS Competition is Going Virtual

When COVID-19 forced the cancellation of last years UAS competition flying phase, the teams and committee collaborated on a plan to create a virtual competition for 2021. The original scenario to deliver medical supplies by drone, is more appropriate than ever. Teams from 10 universities will be up for the challenge from April 30 to […]

It’s time for Canada’s Women in Drones Committee

Increasing diversity and inclusion in any industry sector means more than just adopting ‘feel good’ strategies to recruit more women and people of different backgrounds into classrooms, show rooms and board rooms. Boosting diversity begins with a culture of inclusion.Creating respectful and productive spaces starts by inspiring ‘authentic participation’ of people from diverse social, cultural […]

Open Board of Director Seats filled by Acclamation

In accordance with the By-Laws, as modified in 2019, USC-STC is holding an Election process for current openings on the USC-STC’s Board of Directors (BoD). As of the close of Nominations at 11:59 PM on September 15th, there were 8 candidates proposed by the USC-STC Nominations Committee as part of the Board recommended slate. No member supported Nominations […]

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 […]

New USC-STC Chair Michael Cohen Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 5, 2019  MICHAEL H. COHEN ASSUMES DUTIES AS NEW CHAIR OF USC-STC OTTAWA: Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada is pleased to announce that Michael Cohen has been appointed as Chair of STC-USC, effective on the eve of #UC19Ottawa. Michael replaces outgoing chair Mark Aruja, who led the association a […]

Peraton: A #UC19Ottawa Gold Sponsor

By Scott Simmie Any major conference is only as good as its content. And, it could be said with equal truth, as its Sponsors. Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada has been tremendously fortunate in attracting top-flight companies willing to share their generosity be sponsoring UnmannedCanada.19. One of those we are very grateful to […]