INVITATION TO A NATIONAL TELECONFERENCE ON UNMANNED AIR VEHICLES

INVITATION TO A NATIONAL TELECONFERENCE ON UNMANNED AIR VEHICLES A national teleconference on unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM (Eastern Time). The aim of this teleconference on UAVs is to give stakeholders an opportunity to get a briefing on the proposed changes but also to provide […]

USC-STC List of UAS Training Service Providers – Summer 2015

It is a pleasure to release the second edition of our List of UAS Training Service Providers.   We hope that this list is of value to those seeking UAS training.  The next edition of this list will be developed in early January, 2106 [wpdm_package id=496 template=”link-template-default.php”]

Transport Canada to conduct consultations with UAS Sector

On July 9th, Unmanned Systems Canada learned of Transport Canada’s intention to host round table discussions on the UAV NPA over the next three weeks.  Sessions will be held in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montreal and Moncton.  Due to limited space, the events will be by invitation only, and these invitations will be sent out to […]

Unmanned Systems Canada to participate at Upcoming Commercial UAV Expo

Unmanned Systems Canada Chairman, Stewart Baillie, has accepted an invitation to participate in a panel discussion on the International Progress on UAVs at the upcoming Commercial UAV Expo.  We will also have a booth and will be promoting Canadian expertise at this new event.  If you are in the area, you should join us! – […]

USC-STC Member Announcement

Hello Members, This member announcement distribution is provided as a service to members by Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada – it does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by USC-STC of the product or service described in the announcement. CUI is Pleased to Announce Continued UAS Training Canadian Unmanned Inc. (CUI) formally stood […]

Government of Canada Announces Support for the Aerospace, Defence and Security Sectors and the Unmanned Vehicle Systems Industry at WestDef 2015

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced three investments in support of the Western Canadian Unmanned Vehicle sector, through Unmanned Systems Canada.  The announcement took place at the 2015 WestDef Conference in Calgary, Alberta. USC will receive funds for marketing and conference support that will allow greater support of western […]

2015 Competition Results

Alma, QC – May 1-3, 2015 – Thirteen university student teams from across Canada competed in the Operational Phase of the 7th Unmanned Systems CanadaUAV Student Competition hosted by, Centre d’excellence des drones– CED Alma  QC. Congratulations to VAMUdeS – Université de Sherbrooke for winning 1st Place on May 3, 2015.  Phase 1, the design paper, […]

Unmanned Systems Canada Develops a Summary of the TC NPA

On May 28th, the Minister of Transport announced a Notice of Proposed Amendment, which solicits comments on proposed regulation for Small UAVs (below 25 Kg operated within Visual Line of Sight).  To assist our members in understanding the NPA, we have spent some time performing a detailed review and have developed a “simplified summary” of the document. […]

Intertask joins the Team to Develop Unmanned Canada 2015

We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our conference and event planning capacity by engaging the services of Ottawa-based Intertask Conferences. The Intertask team has over 40 years of experience planning conferences and related business events Canada-wide. Their expertise is needed now more than ever before to help us position the conference and […]

Unmanned Systems Canada Represents the Membership at the Minister of Transport’s UAV Round Table

At 11:00 AM EST today in Ottawa the Hon. Minister Lisa Raitt convened a UAV Roundtable with a broad sample of industry stakeholders in attendance. A key element of the discussion was Transport Canada’s announcement of the Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) to the Civil Aviation Regulations concerning the operation of Unmanned Aircraft under 25 […]