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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 »

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 »

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 »

Drone Fireworks Live Stream

Jul 5th, 2016

  Written by | Tom Comet For Canada Day this year the DroneBoy team was presented with an amazing opportunity, as well as a huge challenge, when we were asked to live stream one of the largest fireworks shows in… read more »

Niagara Falls – The Drone Everest

Oct 10th, 2015

Written by | Tom Comet On September 26th, 2015 the DroneBoy team reached a huge milestone by successfully flying and filming beautiful Niagara Falls Ontario. In many ways Niagara Falls is considered one of the “Everest’s” of the drone world. Why?… read more »