Unmanned Systems Showcase & Live Demonstration Day

Demo Day  – Friday November 6th Sponsored by Atlantic Alliance of Aerospace & Defence Associations and Survival Systems Training Ltd Join us on Friday, November 6th for an Unmanned Systems Showcase and live industry demonstrations featuring marine unmanned systems technologies at Survival Systems Training’s revolutionary training facilities. SSTL’s state of the art facilities have been designed for use […]

Staff Transitions

Staff Transitions Sonia Higgins The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Sonia Higgins has accepted our offer to serve as our first full-time Executive Director. We are excited that Sonia will be bringing her energy and progressive vision to the leadership of the organization; in addition to her extensive experience and knowledge in […]

Mark Cuss Memorial Scholarship

The Mark Cuss Memorial Scholarship application deadline for 2015 is October 16th. The Mark Cuss Memorial Scholarship is a $2500 scholarship and is targeted at students who have an interest in unmanned systems.  It is open to members of Unmanned Systems Canada, as well as to children of members. The scholarship is not just targeted […]

2016 Student UAS Competition Announcement

Unmanned Systems Canada is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 8th Student Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Competition for 2016. The competition takes place in two phases with Phase I, a design report from each team due January 15th, 2016 and Phase II, the flying demonstration, April 29th – May 1st 2016 […]

Humber College to Hold UAV Open House

Yifei Zhao, of NTFG Productions Inc., recently announced: “We are excited to announce our Open House event for this Fall’s UAV program here at Humber: September 9th 2015: 6pm – 7:30pm Humber North Campus Room LB122 The two UAV courses offered in Fall 2015 are described at: http://mediastudies.humber.ca/continuing-education/certificates/uav-drone-certificate.html Look forward to seeing you this fall. […]

Safety Alert on Unmanned Air Vehicles / Alerte à la sécurité au sujet des aéronefs non habités

Please read the Alert below as there are legal implications for those contravening regulations pertaining to the use of unmanned aircraft. Transport Canada issued a Civil Aviation Safety Alert to remind all persons operating unmanned aircraft (model aircraft and unmanned air vehicles or UAVs), for any purpose, about the safety impacts and consequences of interfering […]

US Government Accountability Office Reviews FAA Progress on UAS

Published last month, this report describes the GAO’s judgements of FAA progress towards the objectives defined in the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.  It is a fairly lengthy report (44 pages) – the bottom line seems to be indicated in Appendix 2: the 2012 Act identified 17 specific requirements, of which 9 were […]