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Self-study program 2020-2021 intended to update knowledge on Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)

From Transport Canada

All RPAS pilots meeting the requirements of Subpart 901 of the CARs must answer General Aviation Questions 1 to 15 and the following supplemental questions that apply to them:

  • RPAS pilots - Elementary level - Questions 16 to 21.

  • RPAS Pilots - Advanced Level - Questions 16 to 26.

The completed copy must be retained by the pilot.

References are listed after each question. Many of the answers can be found in the Transport Canada Aeronautical Information Manual (TC AIM), and other answers may appear in the AIP Canada (ICAO). Changes to these posts may result in changes to responses and / or referrals.

The following resources are available online:

Fly Like a Professional: How to Keep Your Drone Operations Safe

Drones and Industry: Ways Drones are Changing the World - Drone Delivery Canada

Drones and Industry: The Ways Drones Are Changing the World

- with Bell Textron Canada

How to save a life with a drone - with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

How to Save a Life with a Drone with the Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service

How to save a life with a drone with the Civil Air Search and Rescue Association


When completed, this quiz and questionnaire enables the individual to meet the requirements for recurrent training, which must be completed every 24 months in accordance with subparagraph 901.56 (1) (b) [iii] or 901.65 (1) b) [iii] of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs).

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