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Commercial Drones

Brian Finnerty | January 25 2016 @ 1:31 PM

Commercial drones capture the attention of insurance industry Story by: Jacqueline Nelson The Globe and MailTuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 Companies across Canada are turning to drones to monitor crops, snap pictures for real estate listings and map the oil sands – and insurers are swooping in to cover the risk of hard landings and injuries. […]

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Flight School in Canada

Brian Finnerty | January 25 2016 @ 10:58 AM

Flight school makes Waterloo airport 16th busiest in Canada Story by: Staff, Metroland News Service Juyl 10, 2014 BRESLAU — The Region of Waterloo International Airport was 16th busiest airport in Canada for takeoffs and landings last year, thanks in large part to the Waterloo-Wellington Flight Centre. The flight school accounted for more than 61,000 […]

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Drone Influx

Brian Finnerty | January 21 2016 @ 1:56 PM

Drones: This year’s hot gift a safety headache for regulators Taking Off Story by: Catherine Thompson, The Kitchener-Waterloo Record WATERLOO REGION — They’re one of the hottest Christmas gifts this year, but drones are causing big headaches as regulators try to draft rules fast enough to keep up with a big influx of the them. […]

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Drone Safety Course

Brian Finnerty | January 21 2016 @ 12:14 PM

CAMBRIDGE- With the safety of drone owners, innocent bystanders and airplane occupants all at stake, it’s important to know what to do with these popular gift items. That’s the message from the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre, which for the first time will offer a course for recreational drone owners. Read full story at The Cambridge […]

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Training at the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre

Brian Finnerty | September 3 2015 @ 10:10 AM

Regional airport is busiest training Centre in Ontario Story by: Catherine ThompsonSeptember 2, 2015 BRESLAU — For John Dabu, there’s nothing quite like the thrill of being in command of your own airplane. Dabu, 21, got the travel bug as a young violinist, travelling to different musical competitions. The excitement of being in the airport […]

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