Where you can and can’t fly your UAV under the Transport Canada sub-2kg exemption for commercial use.
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 …
Some musings on use cases for UAVs in Search and Rescue, the result of a few years thinking about the topic.
UAV operations for SAR teams in Canada; bottom line is amateur operators cannot fly for Search and Rescue
Some proposed uses for UAVs in SAR based on a year of consulting experts, feel free to contribute to this conversation.
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.
A link to my article in the Canadian Avalanche Association’s publication, The Avalanche Journal
Some resources on how Search and Rescue works in British Columbia for UAV operators.
Some basic facts about the operational use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Search and Rescue in Canada, and in BC
I presented at the Unmanned Systems Canada conference in Vancouver on the operational use of UAVs for Search and Rescue.