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The Dawn of Canada’s New Drone Regulations!

Jun 3rd, 2019

By  |  Stefan Marchand Since Transport Canada originally announced the new RPAS (Drone) regulations in January, we have been providing updates on these regulations as well as sharing with you how we at DroneBoy are progressing to ensure we are… read more »

Update on the Upcoming Canadian Drone Regulation Changes

Mar 25th, 2019

Written By  |  Stefan Marchand As you have likely heard, big changes are underway in the Canadian drone world with Transport Canada’s issuance of new regulations that come into effect June 1, 2019.  If by chance you have not heard,… read more »

New Transport Canada Drone Regulations Announced – Our World Will Change June 1, 2019

Jan 18th, 2019

Written By |  Stefan Marchand Well, 2019 has certainly started off with a a “bang” or is that a “bust” (more on that in a bit) for those of us in the aerial film & video business relying on drones.… read more »

DroneBoy – Back at Niagara Falls

Jun 3rd, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet   In late May, 2018 the DroneBoy Team was back at Niagara Falls flying our newest model drone legally in the restricted airspace above this wonder of the world.  This was our 7th UAV mission to Niagara… read more »

Flying Drones at the Airport

Apr 16th, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet We get this call all the time – “I need to do a drone project and I want to use you guys but we are two miles from the airport so we are going to have… read more »

The Administration Side Of A Drone Job

Feb 27th, 2018

Most people don’t realize how much behind the scenes work goes into a successful drone operation.  Things like flight planning, insurance certificates, client education as well as our own internal documentation are just some of the many important steps involved… read more »

Flying Drones in the Cold

Jan 4th, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet Over the Christmas break we traveled up to northern Ontario and, as always, I took some drones along for the festivities.  While we were enjoying the holidays the temperature dropped as low -36C and I actually… read more »

Drones in Restricted Airspace – Hello Niagara Falls!

Sep 11th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet DroneBoy recently received an endorsement on our Special Flight Operations Certificate (S.F.O.C.) from Transport Canada that enables us to fly IN restricted airspace without having to wait the standard 21 business days (and often more) that was previously… read more »

Flying Drones in Busy Downtown Locations

Aug 9th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet Almost daily we have film and TV producers call us asking “how long does it take for you guys to pull a permit to fly drones in downtown Toronto (Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, Halifax…)?”  The answer is… read more »