Posts Tagged 'flight planning'

NavCanada Coordination for Commercial UAV Flights in Canada

Published on June 11, 2018

When you’re just starting out with commercial drone work in Canada, there are a lot of directives to pay attention to in order to stay in compliance with regulations. One of the crucial steps to take in order to keep you flying safe is to send in proper notification 24-48 hours prior to your commercial UAV flights to NavCanada.  If a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) is required, then a NavCanada rep will ...

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Best Practices for UAV Mapping: 5 Tips for Delivering Better Data

When you first start to plan mapping missions with UAVs, you realize there are a lot of factors at play.  How high should I fly?  What speed should my UAV be flying? How much front overlap and sidelap do I need?  What should my camera settings be?  What camera lens is best? These are all questions that UAV pilots ponder when they first start mapping with drones.  This is especially true if you have a custom built drone ...

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