Tag Archives: NPA

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 […]

Deadline for UAV NPA Comments is Rapidly Approaching – August 28th !

On May 28th the Hon. Minister Lisa Raitt announced Transport Canada’s Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) to the Civil Aviation Regulations concerning the operation of Unmanned Aircraft under 25 kg within Visual Line of Sight. The deadline for public comments on the UAV NPA is August 28th. This is your chance to have your voice […]

Comments on Transport Canada’s NPA

Four individuals from Unmanned Systems Canada have developed a series of opinions regarding the Transport Canada NPA on UAVs.  Your comments on these opinions are requested (via the associated comment section of this article) to ensure that the final USC-STC submission reflects the needs and opinions of the membership of our organization.  You can also […]

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 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 […]

Transport Canada Announces NPA for Small UAV within Visual Line of Sight

At a round table meeting with industry stakeholders, the Honorable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, announced a Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations that would focus on Small UAV (under 25 Kg) for visual line of sight operations. Quick Facts The current rules will remain in effect until the new regulations are […]