Pilot Certificate

Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), Visual line-of-sight (VLOS)

The individual indicated below may exercise their privileges to fly a drone subject to the rules and regulations set out under the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CAR).

Certificate Holder:

Sam Katz

Certificate number:


Transport Canada Account:


Date Issued:



Rules and Regulations

  • Must be at least 14 years of age (CAR 901.54)
  • Must meet recency requirements (CAR 901.56)
  • Registered with Transport Canada (CAR 901.02)
  • Marked with a Transport Canada registration number (CAR 901.03)
  • Properly maintained to manufacturer instructions (CAR 901.29)
  • Maintain visual line-of-sight (VLOS) at all times (CAR 901.11)
  • Must be fit to fly, which includes not suffering from fatigue or having consumed drugs or alcohol within the last 12 hours (CAR 901.29)
  • Remain in uncontrolled airspace (CAR 901.14)
  • Night operations permitted with proper lighting (CAR 901.39)
  • Maximum altitude of 400 ft (122 m) (CAR 901.25)
  • No flights within 5.6km (3 nautical miles) of an airport, or 1.9km (1 nautical mile) of a heliport (CAR 901.47)
  • 100 ft (30 m) minimum horizontal distance from people (CAR 901.26)