19 Jul

NASA wants to use drones to study Venus

 

Although it’s common knowledge that NASA has been aggressively studying Mars, recent news has revealed that the space agency is also interested in sending drones to assist in the study of Venus.

08 Jun

New drone regulations expected this year

Transport Canada announced that it plans to change the rules around operating drones, both for commercial and recreational use.

18 Apr

How to become a commercial UAV pilot

So you want to turn your drone hobby into a business. Great! Here's what you need to know to get started.

Commercial operation is defined as “any payment, consideration, gratuity or benefit, directly or indirectly charged, demanded, received or collected by any person for the use of an aircraft.” In other words, using your drone to make money.

19 Mar

Believe it or not, Japan has a drone museum

Drones may be a relatively recent phenomenon, but that hasn’t stopped Skyasky Inc., a drone flight school, from opening the country’s first drone museum in Osaka, Japan.

22 Jan

Drone video footage reveals the unusual way narwhals use their tusks to hunt

For the first time ever, footage has been taken of narwhals to show how their tusks help them feed — although it might not be exactly what you're picturing.

07 Nov

The latest mining technology works from the sky

How drones are using sensory and photographic data to create efficiencies in mining

13 Sep

Using drones for your business? Make insurance your co-pilot

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), better known as drones, can be used in a wide variety of ways for both personal and commercial use.

22 Aug

No drones allowed in provincial and national parks

It's true that nobody is allowed to fly their drone in a national or provincial park without a special exemption. But don't take it too personally — flying any aircraft in a national or provincial park is prohibited, and drones just happen to fall into that category. 

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