(VAP) Victoria Air Photos and Survey
Professional UAV/Drone Aircraft Photography and Innovations Victoria BC.

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Here are only some of our great reviews on the training program and more!

 "Hi David,  thank you so much for your assistance with this case! Your images and videos are fantastic and it's great to know there is another chick in the nest to improve our chances of a successful reintroduction. Thank you also for using a quiet rotors and not flying too close to the nest to avoid stress on the birds. We will certainly keep you in mind for any future uses of UAVs for this type of case.  Thank you for your offer to continue to help in this regard." Meghan Hatch Assistant Manager BC SPCA Wild ARC (Animal Rehabilitation Centre) Victoria, BC June, 2018

"David, Thanks for the training course yesterday for myself, David A. Hill, Gurp Thandi and Daniel Perrakis.  We found it informative with lots of useful information and gained a better appreciation of the preparation, hazards, and appropriate actions to safely pilot UAV-Drones. In addition, the checklists you provided will prove useful for developing checklists for the Mavic Pro. "  J. A. (Tony) Trofymow, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Canadian Forest Service Natural Resources Canada / Government of Canada,  April, 2018   

"Great course David, enjoyed it and learned lots of practical material. We now have our  first SFOC and can see how useful the training was as we are operating near an aerodrome."  Christopher  Narver, Fisheries Technician, Resource Management, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Kamloops, BC March, 2018UAV training school reviews Victoria BC Canada

"Thank-you very much for hosting the UAS 101 course at UBC's Okanagan Campus for the UBCO Aero Club in February, 2017. Your course was very thorough and informative and we learned  a lot about UAV's and their safe and lawful operation. With this knowledge, we will now be able to fly our UAV's responsibly and safely. We hope that you can return in the coming years to train new and upcoming club members and we look forward to working with you and Victoria Air Photos and Survey in the future. Thanks again for a great course!"  Blago Hristovski, President, The UBCO Aero Club March, 2017

"As an active Airline Transport Pilot, I expected to have a base knowledge going into this course. Anyone who is considering or interested in becoming a UAV operator, whether for personal or commercial use, needs to take the course offered by David Carlos.  David is extremely knowledgeable and delivers the material in a clear, concise, yet passionate manner.  He is able to teach material to a wide variety of audiences and does so with respect and integrity.  He is working hard to further the professionalization of UAV operations.   His professionalism is reflected in not only his personal UAV work, but as an educator in the field.  I learnt more than I expected and I would absolutely recommend his course.  It was a pleasure working with him."  Tase Lyrintzis, ATP (Airline Transport Pilot) November, 2016

"Mr. Carlos is a highly professional and extremely competent pilot and systems user of UAV’s. His insight and direction for how our department should look into the UAV world has been invaluable. He has participated with us on a few emergency calls and was fast, efficient, and fit well into our emergency services structure."  Geoff Spriggs, BA MA  Assistant Fire Chief, Langford Fire Rescue Langford BC June, 2016

"Hi David, Thanks for an excellent course a couple weeks back. I learned a lot in such a short time!" Randy K Scharien Assistant Professor Department of Geography, University of Victoria, BC April, 2016

“Really ejoyed seeing David with full gear on first day of class…he showed the importance of safety and professionalism of UAV operators. David was great at answering all questions, showing both his experience and knowledge.”  Christ Lai, Royal Roads University graduate/entrepreneur, Victoria, BC November, 2015                                                                                                                       

"Thanks very much for this course,  and all of your help. I was able to acquire a blanket permit a few days ago, which is what the end goal was from the training I took from you back in June. Couldn’t have done it so quickly without you."  David Retzer, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Kamloops, BC June 2015                                                                                                                                                                            

“Thanks David, look forward to more of your training. Thoroughly enjoyed it.”  William Michael, Rotary Wing Pilot/Capt. RCAF, Ret. Victoria, BC November, 2015                                                                     

“Hi Dave, The course was great!  No regrets, money well spent.”  Tim Allix  Business Owner/UAV Pilot Parksville, BC  November, 2015                                                                                            

"Hi David – First thank you so much for the UAV pilot training. It was a great experience and I thought your delivery was just the right amount of technical mixed with the realism of how to get things done in the real world.... I finally received an SFOC from Transport Canada – for the entire Prairie and Northern Region (AB, SK, MB and the Northwest Territories)!! Amazing!I have to believe that much of the information you shared and the recommendations you put forward had an impact on their decision to allow us flight operations in such a vast area. It’s very exciting as I can now travel to other Agrium sites and do aerial photography for them as well!Thanks again for all of your guidance and wisdom. Best Regards"   Cory Wald, B.Ed., CRSP Senior Supervisor, EHS&S Agrium, Fort Saskatchewan, AB January, 2016

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