Our Transport Canada Certified Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Advanced Pilots and Basic Pilots demonstrate a deep understanding of safety and operational standards.
A seasoned aviation expert with over 11,000 flight hours total-time and over 5,500 hours vertical reference in manned aviation. George holds licences in Canada, USA, Peru, and Chile with Class D ratings on BH12 / S350 aircraft. George’s experience includes drill moves in Canada’s arctic and Seismic work in Peru’s Amazon as well as extensive fire fighting operations. George currently holds an Advanced RPAS licence under Transport Canada, is a member of the Advisory Board and will guide flight operations and airspace management with Stinson Aerial.
Cory is a commercial pilot with a muti-IFR rating. Cory joined Nav Canada in 1999 as a Flight Service Specialist and is an accredited Environment Canada Weather Observer with extensive experience determining complex weather conditions in many different climates. Cory is an experienced instructor, working as a classroom instructor as well as providing on-the-job training to many students in four different provinces. Cory holds an Advanced RPAS licence under Transport Canada. Cory’s strong and versatile background in aviation and extensive knowledge of different airspace categories and regulations, in-depth understanding of meteorology and its effects on aviation, closes the loop when considering complex airspace missions.
Working out of Vancouver, Portland and Medford Oregon, 20 years working with heavy-lift aircraft, primarily S64 Aircrane with over 80,000 flight hours of operational project experience, including logging, transmission, fire, oil & gas. Provided operational management services 2011-2018 for Western Forest Products S64 Aircrane $14M annual fixed/variable lease contract, targeting 1,800 flight hours per year. Tim currently holds an Advanced RPAS licence under Transport Canada.
Our affiliated pilots are recognized as Advanced Flight Reviewers from Transport Canada Advanced Remotely Piloted Aircrafts (RPAs) certification. Their flight experience includes over 7,000 flights in forestry, mining, utilities and environmental monitoring & mapping with a mission to improve safety with every flight. They have completed over 5,000 hectares of low elevation forestry surveys and multiple days of wildfire hot spot scanning.