Lungs take flight as delivery drone creates medical history

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Almost 38 years ago, the world’s first successful lung transplant was performed at Canada’s Toronto General Hospital. Now, that same hospital has become part of a new chapter in medical history by receiving the world’s first set of lungs to be delivered via a drone.

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Police in Canada use drone to bust driver doing double the speed limit

The police in a suburban community of Canada are leading a new effort to crack down on dangerous driving with the help of drones. And having an eye in the sky is already showing results. Recently, the police in the City of Delta nabbed a speedster driving at 157 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.

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Canada: Police drone hits plane approaching runway; ‘major damage’ reported

An aircraft attempting to land at Buttonville, an airport with proximity to Toronto’s suburbs, sustained “major damage” after being hit by a York Regional Police (YRP) drone earlier this month. Strangely enough, the country’s air navigation service provider, NAV Canada, was not even informed of the police drone operation.

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Drone Delivery Canada receives domestic cargo license from Canadian Transportation Agency

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has become the first publicly traded drone delivery company to be granted a domestic cargo license under the Canada Transportation Act and Air Transport Regulations (Canada). This license, normally issued to airlines that provide passenger or cargo services, is a critical achievement for DDC.

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Drone delivery activity booming to global… prison inmates

Increasing use of drones for business and pleasure has been adopted in a few places people might not have expected. Prisons, for example, where sightings of drones delivering contraband have skyrocketed in recent months around the world.

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Meet Canada’s youngest drone pilot with Advanced Operations license: Pramath Pathak

Pramath Pathak may have taken only 16 trips around the sun, but his love for aviation has already made him Canada’s youngest drone pilot with an RPAS Advanced Operations certificate.

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