Tag Archives: BVLOS

NPA for Simplified BVLOS Operations issued by Transport Canada

BREAKING CARAC has issued a new NPA, or Notice of Proposed Amendment, from Transport Canada. There is a 60 day comment period, ending June 22. Here are the details: Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) – Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, Lower-Risk Beyond Visual Line-of Sight Through this Notice of Proposed Amendment, Transport Canada is looking for […]

Transport Canada issues NPP

Are you an RPAS service provider? If you, you may well be interested in a new Notice of Proposed Procurement issued by Transport Canada. The department is seeking proposals for an RPAS capable of carrying out tests related to the National Aerial Surveillance Program. The NPP states TC is “requires a Remotely Piloted Aircraft System […]

TC Releases AC 903-001 RPAS BVLOS Risk Assessment for Comment

Transport Canada has just released a Draft version of AC 903-001: Operational Risk Assessment, supporting complex and Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Operations. This draft AC will be published in the coming months; however, TC is asking for  industry feedback, which will be incorporated in a future revision. TC states: You can expect future versions of […]

USC-STC and LOOKNorth Announce Funding Support for Four New Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Projects for Canada’s Drone/Remotely Piloted Vehicles

April 25, 2019 – Ottawa, ON Four new Canadian companies and innovative research projects will be funded by LOOKNorth and Unmanned Systems Canada – Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC) as part a national ‘testbed project’ in the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems ‘RPAS’ (also known as UAV’s or drones) industry. The Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) […]

Open Call for Proposals: Apply by Feb. 1, 2019 for BVLOS Capability Development Support

Contribute to Canada’s Innovation! FEBRUARY 1, 2019 Deadline for next round of funding proposals for LookNorth-USC/STC Projects that support for Unmanned Aerial Systems BVLOS Capability Development Program DescriptionLOOKNorth and Unmanned Systems Canada are partnering to build a national cluster of industry and academia to develop the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry in Canada, with a […]

Apply soon for funding with Canada’s National BVLOS Testbed Program

Unmanned Systems Canada (USC) and partners LOOKNorth are encouraging Canadian companies, academia and R&D organizations in the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) sector to apply for funding to advance Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations. USC and LOOKNorth worked together to secure funding and support from Transport Canada for projects that will shape the regulatory […]

USC Releases Small RPAS BVLOS Best Practices to the Community

Unmanned Systems Canada is publicly releasing Small RPAS Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) Best Practices, a document developed by Unmanned Systems Canada to provide guidance to industry for BVLOS operation of small unmanned aircraft. This document was previously released to registered members of Unmanned Systems Canada as version 1.1 for discussion at the Unmanned […]