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Have you ever wanted to fly a drone?

This is your chance!

Canadian Drone Academy is teaming up with Beta Bloc to give you an incredible new experience. Discover drones up close by learning to build, fly and even race one. This is your chance to see this amazing technology in action and learn from professional drone pilots.

  • Try and fly on a drone racing simulator

  • Try and fly a micro drone

  • See what it’s like to race a micro drone with goggles on in first person view.


Come hang out and have fun with the whole family and learn something new together. Drones are a great hobby to learn many new skills and experience what it’s like to fly through the air like a bird like you've always dreamed!




Attendee’s will also get a chance to:

  • Sign up for a class on building your own drone, flying and racing

  • Learn about how you can get involved in our drone STEM education programs

  • Buy your own drone to start flying right away


Important Dates:


Beta Bloc is one of the newest top facilities for athletes and amateurs who wish to train for the upcoming Olympics in Tokyo 2020, where Rock Climbing will debut as a new discipline. Unic with its concept, Beta Bloc combines top of the line climbing surfaces, training areas, and a bistro to answer to anyone's needs!







Toujours voulu piloter un drone?

Voici l’opportunité que vous attendiez!

Canadian Drone Academy et Escalade Beta Bloc vous offre cette chance unique! Venez découvrir les drones en apprenant comment les construire et les piloter en compagnie de pilote professionnel!


  • Piloter un drone de course avec un simulateur

  • Piloter un micro drone

  • Piloter un micro drone avec des lunettes de réalité virtuelle.

Venez découvrir et en apprendre plus sur le sujet en famille. Les drones sont un excellent passe temps éducatif qui permet même de de voler comme une oiseau et vivre l’expérience de vos rêves!


Vous allez aussi avoir la chance de:

  • Vous inscrire à un cours pour apprendre à construire et à piloter votre propre drone

  • S’informer au sujet de nos programmes d’éducation STEM

  • Acheter votre propre drone pour commencer à piloter vous-même




Dates Importantes:


Beta Bloc s’ajoute au nombre de centres qui offre un terrain d’entrainement fertile pour les athlètes et amateurs qui souhaitent pratiquer cette discipline qui fera son entrée officielle au prochaine Jeux Olympiques de Tokyo en 2020. Unique en son genre: Il combine à la fois un espace de grimpe impressionnant, un espace de conditionnement physique ainsi qu’un bistro. Le tout couvrant une superficie de 14,000 pieds carrés!





Nick Iversen

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Friday, 23 February 2018 22:06 Written by in Blog TAGS

Canadian Drone Academy is proud to announce its partnership with Fat Shark to start selling their new Fat Shark 101 Drone Training System. Fat Shark has been the number 1 goggle manufacturer for FPV goggles worldwide, we are excited to represent them as Canadian educational partners and resellers of their great products.

Fat Shark's 101 Kit comes with everything needed to train for and get started in the world of sport drones. Including a custom-designed quadcopter, Recon goggles and a professional-grade radio that works directly with simulators, the kit is ready to fly right out of the box. The Shark Quad is agile enough to fly indoors and strong enough to fly outside. With flight modes for entry-level and experienced pilots, it comes with simple, USB-chargeable batteries and spare parts for easy repairs. Use the Shark Radio in stabilized or advanced modes to fly the quad with the smooth, professional-grade gimbals and tune into the whole experience on Fat Shark's Recon FPV goggles. Each component of the 101 Kit can be upgraded. The Recon goggles can be used with other quads while Fat Shark's Dominator V3, HD3 and Attitude V4 headsets also work with the kit. Upon registration, Fat Shark's 101 Kit also comes with free access to the Drone Racing League simulator (a $20 value) and three months of Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) membership and insurance. In addition, online training videos and a detailed guide are included to help train new pilots.

You can pre order the kit for 249.99$ USD or directly from us in Canada for 349.99 CAD. 

Friday, 12 January 2018 04:13 Written by in Blog TAGS

Following our success at Festival d’ete de Quebec, we did it again at Just for Laughs!

 The Canadian Drone Academy has been flying non-stop! We kicked off the month of July with our drone activation event for Loto Quebec at the Festival d’ètè de Quebec 2017.

 The Canadian Drone Academy (CDA) will be featured as the title sponsor for the Vancouver Drone Expo on August 19th at the Burnaby Sports Complex. The expo will host the West Coast Canadian Drone Nationals racing qualifier and an International Drone Racing Association (IDRA) race. In addition to competition, the curious, drone hobbyists and racing pros alike are invited to partake in the family friendly and educational events offered by the Canadian Drone Academy. “The Canadian Drone Academy was created to easily get people into drone racing and the hobby,” says Nick Iversen, founder of the Canadian Drone Academy, “we are very happy to support the Vancouver drone expo by bringing educational content and experiences to this great event, allowing people to try it out first hand.” 

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