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Aerial Video Capture of the Highest Building in Canada (that doesn’t exist yet)

Jun 5th, 2020

Written By  |  Tom Comet How do you sell something that doesn’t even exist yet?  Especially when that “something” is going to be the tallest, super exclusive condo tower being built in Canada with units selling for millions of dollars. … 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »