UAV Operations – Atlantic Canada – Nav Canada Coordination Changes

flitelab.com - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:40
Received from Nav Canada…   December, 2017   UAV Operator’s in Atlantic Canada, Effective 11 December 2017, the responsibility for coordinating UAV operations with ATS (Air Traffic Service) facilities has been moved from the Moncton Area Control Centre (Peter Hebert) to the Halifax Flight Information Centre (FIC). UAV coordination is very important to the safety […]
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Lies, damned lies, and drone statistics

flitelab.com - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 05:11
As Mark Twain once said: There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. With recent comments from the Minister of Transport in Canada regarding the number of drone incidents this seems all too true.  In the Minister’s recent statement on the Quebec City drone incident it was stated: For 2017, to date […]
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The Minister Who Cried Drone…

flitelab.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:45
The events of Oct 12th over Quebec City where the reports of a drone collision with a manned aircraft are now worldwide news.  As we wrote on a few days ago there are many items that need to be questioned and considered at this stage given the few details we know. As of today the […]
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Reported Canadian Drone Aircraft Collision – Things to Consider

flitelab.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 06:06
The past few days the media has been filled with stories of the Oct 12th reported collision between a drone and a passenger aircraft, as outlined in this CBC story, one of many now being published world wide. As Per the CADORS report: A Beech A100 operated by Sky Jet (C-GJBV / SJ512), flying from […]
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