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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 »

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 »

DroneBoy Cessna Skymaster 337 Airplane

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 »

A Drone Pilot Becomes An Airplane Pilot

Dec 13th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet   Years ago when I started doing my initial drone ground school training to become a legal, certified UAV operator I was amazed at the amount of information and detail that I was expected to learn… read more »

Time-Lapse & Flying Hyper-Lapse Video Fun

Dec 6th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet Like a lot of the stuff that we get up to here at DroneBoy, something that started out as a fun, one-off project for a single client turned out so well that we have decided to… read more »

The DJI Zenmuse X7 Camera Is Finally Here

Nov 28th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet We are very excited to announce that we have added the all new DJI Zenmuse X7 camera and integrated gimbal system to our product offerings here at DroneBoy. The Zenmuse X7 is a compact super 35, 6K RAW… 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 »

Monster.com

Sep 4th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet This was an extremely complex shoot where large sections of downtown Toronto’s Financial District were cordoned off so that we could fly right over public streets filled with actors and stunt drivers.  This was a VFX heavy… read more »

Subaru Dog Park

Aug 11th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet This was a extremely unique and original use of the drone as a creative tool in a commercial shoot.  Here we were asked to fly and film as if we were one of the very excited… read more »

New Transport Canada Regulations for Personal Use.

Mar 16th, 2017

Written by | Stefan Marchand Transport Canada announced some changes today to the regulations related to the use of drones (UAVs). More specifically, they have made it clear that drones can not be operated within 75m of people, buildings, vessels,… read more »