Tag: UAV

Where you can and can’t fly your UAV under the Transport Canada sub-2kg exemption for commercial use.

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Not a UAV, right Peter?

The following clarification on the use of UAVs was issued by Emergency Management BC a few weeks ago; it has important implications for SAR teams considering using UAVs. This is a significant development on project I’ve been working on for the past few …

Update on UAV use for SAR in British Columbia Read More »

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a UAV from Kaizen Kinetics Inc.

Some musings on use cases for UAVs in Search and Rescue, the result of a few years thinking about the topic.

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UAV operations for SAR teams in Canada; bottom line is amateur operators cannot fly for Search and Rescue

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Some proposed uses for UAVs in SAR based on a year of consulting experts, feel free to contribute to this conversation.

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QuadCopter UAV

UAV regulations that ban their use are worse than nothing because people are going to fly them anyway. Common sense regulations need to be put in place.

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A link to my article in the Canadian Avalanche Association’s publication, The Avalanche Journal

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Some resources on how Search and Rescue works in British Columbia for UAV operators.

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QuadCopter UAV

Some basic facts about the operational use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Search and Rescue in Canada, and in BC

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QuadCopter UAV

I presented at the Unmanned Systems Canada conference in Vancouver on the operational use of UAVs for Search and Rescue.

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