Drone Delivery Canada Corp. is pleased to announce that it has received a Special Flight Operations Certificate (“SFOC”) from Transport Canada, issued on May 18, 2022, for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (“BVLOS”) commercial drone delivery for its University of British Columbia (“UBC”) Faculty of Medicine’s ‘Remote Communities Drone Transport Initiative’ (“DTI”) program (drone deliveries between Village of Fraser Lake (“VFL”) and Stellat’en First Nation (“SFN”).
The DTI program is currently utilizing the Company’s drone logistics solution to enable a defined two-way delivery flight route, using the Sparrow drone and its DroneSpot™ takeoff and landing zones, to transport a variety of cargo for the benefit of the Stellat’en First Nation and the Village of Fraser Lake, located in Central Northern British Columbia, Canada. All operations will be conducted in accordance with the Canadian Aviation Regulations and Transport Canada flight authorizations. Flights will be monitored by DDC using the Company’s proprietary FLYTE software system as a managed service.
“We are very pleased to move to BVLOS operations for UBC’s DTI program. This new SFOC approval is another testament in demonstrating effective and efficient operations and further allows the commercial viability of drone logistics solutions within the healthcare vertical market. We are also very appreciative of our collaborative relationship with Transport Canada and their overarching support of the industry,” said Steve Magirias, CEO of Drone Delivery Canada.
About Drone Delivery Canada Corp.
Drone Delivery Canada Corp. is an ISO 9001 certified, award-winning drone technology company focused on the design, development, and implementation of its proprietary logistics software platform, using drones. The Company’s platform is used as a Software as a Service (SaaS) model for government and corporate organizations globally.