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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 »

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 »

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 »

Canada Wide, USA & International Drone Certifications, Operations & Partnerships

Feb 10th, 2017

Written by | Stefan Marchand Although we are based in Ontario, we have clients from across the country and people who need work done across different provinces. We are based in southwestern Ontario and we are fully approved by Transport… read more »

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage

Jan 25th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet The new installment in the xXx franchise is out so we can finally talk about it… The DroneBoy Team is excited to have been a part of what has to be one of the most… read more »

Bros Music Video “Tell Me”

Dec 6th, 2016

Written by | Tom Comet The DroneBoy team just returned from a very dynamic and awesome video shoot for the band Bros. Bros is the “vintage punk and power pop” offshoot of the very well-known Canadian band The Sheepdogs and… read more »

Drone Pickle Delivery

Oct 20th, 2016

Written by | Tom Comet This job was another example of “we got this crazy call and then…” which is actually how a lot of our jobs start out now that I think about it. In this case the company was… read more »

Our New UpDrone Technology

Sep 15th, 2016

Written by | Tom Comet At DroneBoy we have been strapping gimbal stabilized camera rigs on the bottom of drones for years now and we have been getting some pretty great results this setup. One disadvantage to putting the camera… read more »