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How to Fly your Drone in Canada

How to Fly your Drone in Canada 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:
  1. Everyone must register their drones if they weigh more than 250g.
  2. Everyone must obtain either a basic or advanced pilot certificate.
  3. You must be at least 14 years of age to obtain a pilot certificate.
  4. You must keep your drone within line of sight when flying.
  5. You are permitted to fly to a max altitude of 400' above ground.
  6. Foreign pilots are required to obtain a SFOC before flying in Canada.
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