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Quick Bite – CARAC Exemption for Foreign Pilots

Quick Bite – CARAC Exemption for Foreign Pilots

Quick Bite - CARAC Exemtion for Foreign Pilots This week, word was passed down from the Canadian Aviation Regulation Advisory Council (CARAC) that they have made a change to the Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) Process for foreign pilots.    The...

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FAQ: What needs to be in a Crew Briefing?

FAQ: What needs to be in a Crew Briefing?

When operating a drone, it can be helpful to work with a crew to ensure smooth operations.  Crafting a comprehensive drone pilot crew briefing is crucial for these safe and efficient operations. This article delves into the essential components necessary to ensure...

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FAQ: How can a Pilot Assess Crew Readiness?

FAQ: How can a Pilot Assess Crew Readiness?

Prior to every flight, each pilot must assess whether or not they are fit to fly. In the regulations, this is called ‘Crew Readiness’. The Pilot in Command and all crew members, need to be ready for the flight, which begs the question;   How can a Pilot assess...

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How to Safely Fly Your Drone in The Winter

How to Safely Fly Your Drone in The Winter

How to Safely Fly Your Drone in The Winter As winter blankets the landscape with its icy embrace, drone enthusiasts are presented with unique challenges when taking to the skies. The cold temperatures, snow, and icy conditions can pose significant risks to the drone...

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FAQ: How can a Pilot Assess Crew Readiness?

5 Tips for Transport Canada Exams

Transport Canada's written exams are known to be difficult and sometimes filled with oddly worded questions. For newer pilots, taking a Transport Canada exam may seem like a daunting task, so all of us here at the Coastal Drone office pooled our know-how to give you 5...

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LiDAR vs. Photogrammetry: Understanding the Key Differences

How Photogrammetry Enables 3D Drone Mapping

How Photogrammetry Enables 3D Drone Mapping In recent years, the convergence of cutting-edge technologies has given rise to innovative applications, and one such fusion that has taken the world by storm is the marriage of drones and photogrammetry. Photogrammetry, the...

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What Drone Data is Used in Photogrammetry?

What Drone Data is Used in Photogrammetry?

What Drone Data is Used in Photogrammetry? In the realm of modern technology, drones have emerged as powerful tools with the ability to revolutionize various industries. One such area where drones showcase their prowess is in photogrammetry, a technique that harnesses...

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FAQ: What needs to be in a Crew Briefing?

Check out these Checklists!

From sub-250g drones, all the way up to the Airbus A380 and beyond, the aviation world runs on checklists. Let's look at some checklist requirements today!CHECKLISTS VS SOPs VS PROCEDURES - WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE? In aviation, pilots use checklists, standard operating...

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The Mavic 3, First Impressions.

The Mavic 3, First Impressions.

Are you looking to add drone services to your offerings? Want to include aerial data in your products or services? There are a few ways to bring the value of drone services to your clients. Let’s explore the pros and cons of each!

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