Check out our ongoing online course registrations for the Advanced and Basic RPAS Operators Course. In addition check below for UPCOMING IN CLASS course options.
Course Offered March 30- April 2, 2020
Location - Port O'Call Best Western, Calgary
Cost - $975.00 + GST
Demand is HIGH, Space is LIMITED
This workshop will introduce you to critical Pix4Dmapper workflows. Not only will we spend 3 days learning Pix4D with a variety of projects, but we then take you outside on the last 2 days to do some real flying and surveying withMIR Aviation’s RPAS! Learn best practices for capturing RGB images and creating, managing, analyzing, and sharing 2D and 3D representations of reality. A series of hands-on exercises will demonstrate how to work effectively with the Pix4Dmapper solution.
This intensive five-day course will take a participant with no prior experience using PIX 4D technology, to a position of proficiency in being able to do advanced drone mapping, modelling and surveying, with RPAS.
Course Dates: March 16 – 20, 2020
contact [email protected] for further details
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Course Offered May 11 - 14, 2020 Friday/Saturday May 15 - 16, 2020 are available for FLIGHT REVIEW bookings
Location - TBD
Cost - $975.00 + GST
Demand is HIGH, Space is LIMITED
David brings to MIR Aviation 36 years of solid aviation experience, demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the Aviation sector. He has a diverse background that includes experience as a Pilot, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Aviation Manager. After retiring from a large multinational oil company David took his experiences into a position as Lead Aviation Safety Investigator/ Auditor.
He has both Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS), and ISO 9001 accreditation and is a member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators.
David also has experience as a part time Instructor of Avionics and Electrical Systems at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). His passion is” safety” and it is his philosophy that forms our guiding principle ”SAFETY in the AIR, BEGINS on the GROUND.”
His many years of Aviation experience, demonstrated skills in teaching, and his in-depth understanding and Knowledge to Transport Canada’s CAR’s is what makes MIR Aviation a UAV/Drone industry leader. This creates a competitive advantage for our clients.
Stay part of the dialogue with David, implementation of Transport Canada's new Regulations and Knowledge Requirements came into effect on JUNE 1, 2019.
David will continue to mentor and share his knowledge and understanding of a"all things" Aviation to the emerging RPAS/UAV operators in Canada.
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MIR Aviation's online courses are compliant with the Transport Canada's NEW Regulations and Knowledge Reguirements for both the BASIC and ADVANCED RPAS licencing exams. From the aspiring new Pilot to the Experienced Professional Operator we can deliver expert training to support you licencing .
COURSE SELECTION - BASIC and ADVANCED
COURSE REGISTRATION ONGOING
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All UAV pilots seeking an ADVANCED OPERATIONS licence are required to participate in a two-step testing process. After obtaining a pass on Transport Canada's (TC) online exam, a demonstration of flight skills during a FLIGHT REVIEW is required. This is a hands-on display of flying skills as well as a demonstration of the New Regulation and Knowledge Requirements.
MIR Aviation is a TC approved Flight Review Facility.
FLIGHT REVIEW's are now available in:
ALBERTA CALGARY, RED DEER, MEDICINE HAT, LETHBRIDGE, ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE SASKATCHEWAN SASKATOON, REGINA BRITISH COLUMBIA PRINCE RUPERT, FERNIE, KOOTNEY AREA YUKON TERRITORIES WHITEHORSE
FLIGHT REVIEWS AVAILABLE daily
email [email protected] to request date and time. Payment is done online.
MIR Aviation will provide your company with the required documentation to ensure your safe RPAS/UAV/Drone operations. We have extensive experience writing Company Operating Manuals (COM), Safety Operating Procedures (SOP) and related policy and procedures.
As the professional RPAS/UAV/ Drone industry enters into the broader Aviation industry these documents will become integral in securing large, lucrative contracts.
Safety is a key component of MIR Aviation's services, as reflected in our belief “ Safety in the Air Begins on the Ground”.
MIR Aviation’s CEO is an experienced ISO 9001 Aviation Auditor.
We offer expert RPAS audit and assessment services to ensure safe UAV services operations.
We help you gain a competitive advantage, minimize operational risks, and ensure regulation compliance. Audits weill allow you to be considered for a wider professional market.
MIR Aviation is experienced in quantifying and qualifying risk management and protection strategies in all areas of general aviation.
We are available to audit your organization or others that you contract with to ensure compliance on standards.
Check out the benefits of a MIR Membership, as we continue to support and mentor UAV/Drone Operations as we join the Aviation Sector.
We have other "tools of the trade" available for purchase. Such as MIR Aviation's own "Journey and Technical Log Book" and soon to be published "Advanced RPAS Study Guide for Transport Canada's Licencing Exam". Anticipated release date March 2020.
Check out the TETHRED RPAS SYSTEM now available from MIR Aviation. A unique application that allows for extended time in the air.
On line introductory course for the new RPAS operator
This online training course is for the new RPAS pilot with no previous Aviation Ground school training and limited experience flying. It provides the student with all the knowledge requirements and recent regulation chages to prepare for Transport Canad's BASIC RPAS operator licencing exam.
"Mir Aviation is a great aviation industry resource that helped us to improve our UAV program. With their help we successfully met an international client’s aviation program requirement allowing us access to UAV contracts. We will continue lean on their experience and depth of knowledge for ongoing support."
"MIR Aviation are true professionals. I am a university researcher using drones to document heritage at risk in Alberta and the Canadian Arctic. MIR Aviation provided top notch instruction and support to members of our research group, ensuring we had all of the necessary information and training to fly safe and meet all current government regulations. David has even assisted us with several important heritage documentation projects - I can't recommend MIR Aviation strongly enough. "
"Environmental monitoring and sampling activities with the aid of UAV platforms are developing rapidly. The professional training and hands-on experience received from MIR Aviation provided sufficient knowledge and expertise to be able to choose an appropriate UAV platform, carry out field-based research activities and to operate safely. I would highly recommend the training courses provided by MIR Aviation."
"MIR Aviation trained 6 of our Fire Services members, their knowledge and experience in aviation and RPAS is second to none. The professionally developed program is industry leading and cutting edge. We would recommend MIR Aviation to all First Responders as they met and exceeded our needs and requirements. "
MIR Aviation will provide to subscribers further updates and clarification to Transport Canada’s announcement during the implementation phase of the regulatory changes.