RPA (Drone/UAV) Pilots
NRC Canada: Site Selection Tool – This interactive map tool provides a graphical way to choose safe operating sites for drone flights. Areas that require caution are shown in yellow. Areas that require permission are shown in orange and areas where drone flights are not permitted are shown in red.-
Nav Canada: Permission to fly in Controlled Airspace - If you plan to operate your RPA (Drone/UAV) in controlled airspace (Classes C, D or E) you must have a Transport Canada issued Pilot Certificate – Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft (VLOS) – Advanced Operations, and must obtain a written RPAS Flight Authorization from NAV CANADA, by submitting an RPAS Flight Authorization Request.
Nav Canada: Aviation Weather – METAR/TAF; NOTAM - Aviation weather information is available from Nav Canada’s Aviation Weather Web Site (AWWS); or one of their Flight Information Centres. The AWWS provides aviation weather and NOTAM information.
Flight Information Centres (FIC) provide pilots with interpretive weather briefings, as well as other advisory services, for their planned route.
Flight Information Centre (FIC): 1-866-WX-BRIEF.
UAS Summit & Expo - August 27-28, 2019; Grand Forks, North Dakota
InterDrone – September 3-6, 2019; Las Vegas, Nevada
Commercial UAV Expo Americas – October 28-30, 2019; Las Vegas, Nevada
Unmanned Canada 2019 – October 30–November 1, 2019; Ottawa, Ontario
CES – Consumer Electronics Show – January 7-10, 2020; Las Vegas, Nevada
AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020 – May 4–7, 2020; Boston, Massachusetts