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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 »

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 »

Compliant & Restricted S.F.O.C.s Now in Place

Oct 6th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet We have written extensively about our Special Flight Operations Certificate (S.F.O.C.) in the past.  A quick review – the S.F.O.C. document is our flight permit issued by Transport Canada (TC) that enables us to fly drones… 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 »

Just what is an S.F.O.C.?

Jun 2nd, 2017

By Tom Comet To commercially fly drones in Canada the Operator (company, pilot etc.) must have a couple of important things in place.  Yes, they must know how to competently fly a drone but in this article I am talking… read more »