Why can’t I buy a drone and do it myself ?
In Canada you are required to pass a series of tests and hold a Basic or Advanced licensed through Transport Canada. Drones also must be registered.
What can a Drone do ?
There are many uses for drones. Search and rescue, Inspections, Mapping, 3-D Imagery, Photography, Videography, Area and Volume Calculations, Construction Progression Reports, Accident Scene Reconstruction, Thermal Imagery, Solar Inspections, Fire Fighting, Package Delivery. If you are curious about something I have not listed we can talk about the possibility.
Are you licensed ?
Yes I have an advanced Drone Pilot Licence. It’s the highest drone license available in Canada under the current rules of Transport Canada that took affect June 1, 2019.
How high can you fly ?
Transport Canada limits drone flight to 400ft (122 meters) above ground level. (AGL). Drones can fly higher with a Special Flight Operations Certificate. (SFOC)