Catching up with drones: The risks and rewards of everyone's favourite new toy

A three-year-old drone program at Canada’s National Research Council works with Amazon, Google, FedEx, Airbus and the European Space Agency.

NRC Photo
Iraj Mantegh, program lead, Civil UAS at the National Research Council, operates a drone in an NRC facility.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 12/16/2015 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 01/05/2016 10:37 am EST

Drones “are sure to be a popular gift this holiday season,” acknowledges Transport Canada cheerfully in a Dec. 11 press release.

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