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In 2015, Canada released a Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA), proposing a new risk-based regulatory framework for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) that weigh less than 55 pounds (25 kg) and are operated within visual line-of-sight (VLOS). Although Canada and the U.S. have engaged to coordinate UAS activities and committed to establishing a mechanism to share experiences to align regulatory approaches (to the extent practical), the NPA sets forth a more complex framework for sUAS operations at various risk levels and may offer more flexibility to commercial users. The final rules are expected to be released this year.

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