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Amendments to the drone flying rules in Canada
184 4 2017-6-26 07:50:05
fkindome
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There has been some ammedments to the drone flying rules in Canada. See http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p ... ce-avis-eng.php#na5 scroll down to Department of Transport.
2017-6-26 07:50:05
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fkindome
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Model Aircraft Operating and Flight Provisions Prohibitions  5 (1) No person shall operate a model aircraft  
                (a) at an altitude greater than 300 feet AGL;
                (b) within controlled airspace;
                (c) within restricted airspace;
                (d) over or within the security perimeter of a police or first responder emergency operation site;
               (e) over or within an open-air assembly of persons;
               (f) at night; or
               (g) in cloud.
(2) No person shall operate more than one model aircraft at a time.

(3) No person shall operate a model aircraft having a total weight of more 250 g (0.55 pounds) but not more than 1 kg (2.2 pounds) at a lateral distance of less 100 feet (30 m) from vehicles, vessels or the public, including spectators, bystanders or any person not associated with the operation of the aircraft.  

(4) No person shall operate a model aircraft having a total weight of more 1 kg (2.2 pounds) but not more than 35 kg (77.2 pounds) at a lateral distance of less 250 feet (75 m) from vehicles, vessels or the public, including spectators, bystanders or any person not associated with the operation of the aircraft.  

(5) No person shall operate a model aircraft  
                 (a) within 3 nautical miles (5.5 km) of the centre of an aerodrome, except a heliport or an aerodrome that is used exclusively by helicopters;
                 (b) within 1 nautical mile (1.8 km) of a heliport or an aerodrome that is used exclusively by helicopters; or
                 (c) inside an aerodrome control zone.

(6) No person shall operate a model aircraft  
                 (a) over or within an area of natural hazard or disaster; or
                 (b) any area that is located within 9 km of an area of natural hazard or disaster. Right of Way 6 A person operating a model aircraft must give way to manned aircraft at all times. Visual Line-of-Sight  

7 (1) A person operating a model aircraft must ensure that it is operated within VLOS at all times during the flight.

   (2) No person shall operate a model aircraft at a lateral distance of more than 1640 feet (500 m) from the person’s location.  

Contact Information  8 The owner of a model aircraft shall not operate or permit a person to operate the aircraft unless the name, address and telephone number of the owner are clearly made visible on the aircraft.
2017-6-26 07:52:17
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Sparky_17
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check transport Canada as they have updated the regulations and are looking at proposed changes to regulations
2017-8-24 11:40:37
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wglovett
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I like the changes so far. they dropped the proximity to builds/structure and animals.. no debating about over what's a structure and what about the squirrels! Almost seems common sense is leaking into the mix
2017-8-25 12:29:35
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wglovett
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will not be putting my name and address on my drone however
2017-8-25 12:34:44
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