Become a flight reviewer for drones: 1. Overview

Flight reviewers help to ensure a safe operating environment for everyone. By applying to become a flight reviewer, you will have a direct impact on the industry and the next generation of drone pilots.

The role of flight reviewers

Drone or “Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS)” flight reviewers:

  • conduct flight reviews with pilot candidates
  • make sure that a pilot candidate’s flying skills meet our standards
  • validate the identity of pilot candidates

Flight reviewers may charge a fee for this service.


Contact a drone flight school near you if you are interested in becoming a flight reviewer prior to the coming-into-force date. To be eligible, For your candidacy to be considered, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • have 6 months of experience operating an RPAS
  • have passed a Flight Reviewer Exam
  • have no enforcement actions against you by Transport Canada

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