With new drone regulations imposed, many owners of the expensive tools have had their wings clipped. New rules in place make recreational drone usage more difficult as the drones cannot be flown within 75 meters of buildings or people, and cannot be flown higher than 90 meters.
However, there is a way to still utilize your drone if you have one. Trevor Bergmann is CEO of AeroVison, a Halifax based drone operating company. AeroVision was in Antigonish for meetings, and Bergman says it isn’t necessary to ground your drone:
Bergman says there are UAV courses being put on across the country offering the Transport Canada curriculum. With some time put towards these courses which are offered in Halifax, a serious drone enthusiast can obtain the certificate necessary for commercial drone flight.