Since 2016, the Toronto police drone program used unmanned aircraft successfully to document accident scenes, monitor protests, find missing people, and more. The police department now has 24 licensed pilots and uses 16 police drones.
Drone Delivery Canada, a Canadian business, has unveiled a new delivery drone with a flying range of 12 miles and a payload capacity of 9 Lbs. The aircraft, dubbed the Canary, features a novel engine arrangement, employs cutting-edge battery technology, can leave a charge without touch, and optionally includes an emergency parachute. A speaker on the drone can be used to announce its arrival.
At the beginning of this month, a Canadian police drone of the DJI Matrice 210 type collided with a Cessna carrying two people during deployment by a Canadian police force. The aircraft was damaged at the front but was able to be grounded safely. The drone was completely destroyed. This is not the first time that a Canadian police drone has collided with a manned aircraft.
Watch Vancouver as a miniature world in this tilt-shift drone video, “Vantage.” By applying a selective blur it looks like you are looking at a life-like model railway. Jack Dunn / Video Exposure’s drone video “Vantage” is such a tilt-shift video, with the Canadian city of Vancouver as the backdrop.