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Drone Program Startup – A Cost Benefit Analysis

Drone Program Startup – A Cost Benefit Analysis

No matter what the size or complexity of your drone operation, there are certain considerations that every operator should be aware of to decide if an internal company drone program makes sense, or if that is something that would be better outsourced to a third party.

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Site Survey Primer

Site Survey Primer

We get a lot of questions from people wondering how to properly conduct a site survey.
Wonder no more!
We’ve made a video that will run you through the site survey requirements, resources to use and how to efficiently and safely prepare for flights.

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Meet the Team: Alec

Meet the Team: Alec

Blog At Coastal Drone Co, our team is what sets us apart from the rest. We are proud to have some of the most...

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NEW CANADIAN DRONE REGULATIONS

NEW CANADIAN DRONE REGULATIONS

Last Updated: Friday, January 18th at 13:00 PST Transport Canada has Released New Canadian Drone Regulations Minister Garneau was in Montreal on January 9th to discuss the implementation of regulation for small (250g-25kgs) drones operated within visual line of sight. These rules were highly anticipated and industry experts agree they could impact the industry in […]

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Sensors and Payloads: The Way Drones Make Money

Sensors and Payloads: The Way Drones Make Money

When it comes to making money with your drone, it all comes down to the payload. Really, the drone is just a tool for putting the camera or another sensor into an area that was too expensive or prohibitive to do otherwise. This is where the drone industry gets exciting. What applications can you dream […]

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Transport Canada’s UAV Exemptions

Transport Canada’s UAV Exemptions

There’s a Canadian Aviation Regulation that says all UAV flights need to have an SFOC or Special Flight Operations Certificate. 602.41 No person shall operate an unmanned air vehicle in flight except in accordance with a special flight operations certificate or an air operator certificate. To allow some low-risk fights to happen without needing to […]

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