As of June 1, 2019, anyone looking to fly a drone in Canada is regulated by Part IX of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs).
The quick and dirty on the changes are:
- Everyone must register their drones if they 250g or more.
- Everyone must obtain either a basic or advanced pilot certificate.
- You must be at least 14 years of age to obtain a pilot certificate.
- You must keep your drone within line of sight when flying.
- You are permitted to fly to a max altitude of 400′ above ground.
- Foreign pilots are required to obtain a SFOC before flying in Canada.
Drone Podcast 077 – Brandi Papania
American drone pilot Brandi Papania is having a blast flying her drone in Hong Kong. Brandi is a copywriter by day, who enjoys flying around the tiny island at night. Let’s hear about what it’s like flying a drone in Hong Kong from Brandi!
Drone Podcast 076 – Wolfgang Webber
Moving from Canada to California, with the dream of being an actor, this week’s guest has come out on top. Not only did he make a splash as a Hollywood actor, Wolfgang Weber has also created a successful drone business!
The DJI Osmo Action has just been released! As a long time user of DJI products and GoPro action cameras, I’m here to provide you with my initial thoughts. And if you’re just looking for the quick and dirty info and don’t want to read the whole article, the DJI Osmo Action costs $349 and shoots in 4K. Read more…
The Drone Trainer Podcast 075 – Bobby Watts
What do you do when you need a drone, but not from one of the worlds largest manufacturers? You go to a custom builder, that’s what! This week on the podcast I chat with Bobby Watts, a custom drone builder from the eastern United States!
The Drone Trainer Podcast 074 – Elena Buenrostro
Have you heard of Women Who Drone? They’re a global community that inspires, educates and empowers women and girls with drone technology! Join in this week as I chat with founder and CEO, Elena Buenrostro!
The Drone Trainer Podcast 073 – Tom Noske
Tom Noske is a drone pilot from Melbourne, Australia, that is creating beautiful pieces of art with his drone. Yeah, we’re going to learn all about his shooting style and editing process during this chat!
The Drone Trainer Podcast 072 – Cheyenne Laux
Cheyenne Laux is a drone pilot based in Kentucky, who is operating a drone business with his brother-in-law. His company is called AgDrone PRO, and they concentrate on providing actionable drone data for precision agriculture.
The Drone Trainer Podcast 071 – David Rule
David Rule is a globetrotting drone pilot, who calls Pinedale, Wyoming home. He got into photography about 2 years ago, and pulled the trigger on a drone just over a year ago. The drone was the no brainer addition to his toolkit, to help bring his passion for photography to the next level!
The Drone Trainer Podcast 070 – Steve Adcock
Steve Adcock is a drone pilot from Adelaide, in South Australia. Actually, he’s not right in Adelaide, but he’s 30km to the east. Regardless, he’s flying all over the area, and is having a blast with his drone business. He’s currently flying a variety of drones, including several DJI drones from the Spark all the way up to the Inspire 2. He thinks that he’s had 13 drones so far, with 3 of them being written off. Good ratio I guess? haha