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DroneBoy Tech Log – Freefly Systems & Redrock Gear

Apr 23rd, 2019

Written By |  Matt Joniec It’s no secret that in recent years DroneBoy’s service offering has expanded a great deal. We no longer offer just aerial cinematography and industrial drone services, but now a whole suite of start-to-finish production services as… read more »

Car Commercials Love Drones!

Apr 8th, 2019

Written By | Tom Comet When I have lunch in one of those restaurants with all the TVs on the wall I will usually see 2-3 car commercials that the DroneBoy Team have been involved in before I finish my… read more »

Subaru Crosstrek – A Commercial With Staying Power

Mar 11th, 2019

Written by | Tom Comet Every year the DroneBoy team works on at least couple dozen car commercials.  Drone based aerial cinematography has become an absolute necessity for many genres but nowhere is this more prevalent than in car commercials.  The… 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 »

The Freefly ALTA8 / MoVI PRO is Here

Oct 16th, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet In our never-ending pursuit to be the very best drone based aerial cinematography provider that we can be DroneBoy is constantly investing in both the equipment and training sides of what we do.  My team have… 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 »

DroneBoy Now Has A National S.F.O.C.

Mar 14th, 2018

Written By: Tom Comet We are pleased to announce that DroneBoy recently received our National S.F.O.C. from Transport Canada. What does this mean you ask? Well, if you don’t know all about the drone regs in Canada or the S.F.O.C.… 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 »

DroneBoy Has An Airplane!

Jan 17th, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet A drone company with their own airplane??  It sounds a little crazy so allow me to explain this awesome situation… The nature of our drone business is extremely diverse.  This is one of the things that… 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 »