Example of Transport Canada Drone Certification

Drones are playing an increasingly important role in multiple industries in Canada, and this trend is likely to continue. Many companies that are not ready to implement their own drone program turn to third party drone service providers (DSPs). When deciding which DSP to trust with your projects, there are some fundamental things to consider. In this blog post I’ll discus my top 5 essentials to consider when shopping for a drone service provider. 1) Transport Canada Certification In most cases, if you are hiring someone (internally or externally) to operate a drone for you or your company, then your drone pilot must have either a Basic or Advanced operations certificate for drone operations. A pilot can work for pay with either of those certificates, however the Basic qualification is more limiting. There are two exceptions to the requirement for a Basic or Advanced operations certificate and they are both …

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