Calgary, AB (PRWEB)
February 25, 2017
Ventus Geospatial, a Southern Alberta based company, together with international partners, is set to make Canadian aviation history. On Friday, February 24th, Ventus Geospatial will conduct the first Transport Canada (TC) approved UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) test flight beyond a pilot’s visual line of sight (BVLOS) in non-military airspace.
This flight test will be conducted at the Foremost Centre for unmanned aerial system (UAS) test range in Foremost Alberta. During the test flight, Ventus Geospatial flew 2 UAS systems, the Aeryon Skyranger (Canada) quadcopter and the fixed wing plane UAS C-Astral Bramor (Slovenia).
To date, all UAV’s flown in Canadian non-military airspace must be done so while in the pilot’s line of…