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Collaboration Agreement Between CANARD & Aena

Canard Drones and AENA (The Spanish Airport Operator) have signed a collaboration agreement, to evaluate and validate the results of research and development in the field of maintenance of airport pavements and infrastructure. It includes inspection and calibration of air navigation aid systems, as well as of the generation and optimization of solutions in this […]

CANARD & Spanish Air Force collaborate to validate ILS inspections with RPAs

The Spanish Air Force is working in the validation of the ILS receiver developed by Canard Drones, as well as the associated tools (drone & SW) for its potential use in the calibration of ILS. This project, which started in December 2018 with the Spanish Air Force and DGAM (Dirección General de Armamento y Material), […]

Milan-Linate, first PAPI inspection with drones in Italy

Last October 18th, CANARD successfully conducted the first PAPI inspection with drones in Italy. The whole operation, including the planning and authorisations took just 1 week, as ENAC (the Italian CAA), offered the opportunity of testing CANARD's solution at Milan-Linate airport. The operation included the inspection of the PAPI systems at both runway headers, 18 […]

PAPI & ALS inspection at Geneva International Airport

On the night of Thursday October 17th, 2019 CANARD successfully conducted the first Visual Aids inspection with RPAs in a Swiss airport. The scenario was Geneva International Airport (GVA/LMGG), the 2nd busiest airport in Switzerland. The airport has a single concrete runway (04/22), which is the longest in Switzerland with a length of 3,900 m […]

CANARD Presents Solutions at ICAO Innovation Fair

Canard Drones is one of the three Spanish technology companies, invited by AENA to the ICAO Innovation Fair, held in Montreal between September 22nd and 23rd. CANARD presents its solutions, already developed, that offer an enormous advantage in the inspection, calibration and certification of visual and radio aids for airports.

First PAPI inspection with drones in Canada

AERIUM Analytics and CANARD Drones Conduct Successful Precision Approach Path Indicator Calibration at Edmonton International Airport Using Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems. August 16, 2019 (Edmonton, AB) – AERIUM Analytics, CANARD Drones and Edmonton International Airport (EIA) have successfully teamed up for a first at a Canadian airport, using a drone at night to enhance safety […]

Night ALS inspection at Charles de Gaulle Airport

On the night of July 23rd, CANARD's smart solution was used for the inspection of the Approach Lighting Systems (ALS) of runways 26R and 26L at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. Personnel from airport maintenance, lighting and operations were present to oversee the inspections and validate the procedure and solution. The inspection took a […]

6th operation for AENA, PAPI verification at Logroño

Last Wednesday 17th of July 2019, CANARD performed the verification of all PAPI systems at Logroño-Agoncillo Airport (Spain). This operation is the 6th airport for AENA inspected with our solution, as part of the tender awarded to CANARD in 2017 for PAPI verification and calibration with drones. This operation was carried out during the day, […]

PAPI calibration & commissioning in South Pacific

Last 26th of July, CANARD performed the calibration for the commissioning of 2 PAPI systems at a small regional airport in a remote island of a South Pacific nation. This marks a milestone, as it was CANARD's first operation in the region. The installation of the new LED PAPI units was part of the project […]

5th operation for AENA, PAPI verification at Burgos

Last Friday 26th of April 2019, CANARD performed the 5th PAPI inspection for AENA. This operation was carried out at Burgos Airport (Spain), as part of the tender that AENA awarded to CANARD in 2017 for PAPI verification and calibration with drones.

CANARD calibrates all PAPI systems at Charles de Gaulle

On the week of April 15th, CANARD carried out the calibration of all PAPI systems in Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) in Paris, France. This is a total of 8 calibrations, performed in 2 nights, taking advantage of scheduled runway closings for maintenance. This means that no airport operations were affected at all. On the […]

Cold and snow do not stop CANARD in Sweden

CANARD broke ground in Sweden last Wednesday. On the 7th of March 2019, we performed the first operation in Sweden with our solution. In addition to our first visit to Sweden, it was the first inspection carried out in such weather conditions (snow and below 0ºC temperatures). The scenario of this feat was Örnsköldsvik Airport (OER), a […]

CANARD performs inspections at Teruel Airport

On the 28th of February 2019, CANARD conducted a successful inspection of PAPI and runway lights at Teruel Airport, in Spain. The operation was carried out as a demo of the capabilities of our system in front of a potential huge customer in the aviation industry. The operation included the verification of the PAPI system at […]

CANARD performs inspections at Huesca-Pirineos Airport

On the 6th of February 2019, CANARD successfully performed the inspection of the PAPI systems at Huesca-Pirineos Airport, operated by AENA. This inspection was the 4th service for AENA under the ongoing contract signed in August 2017 for the verification and calibration of PAPI using drones. In addition to the verification of the PAPIs of runways […]

Murcia, primer aeropuerto que utiliza drones para su certificación inicial

Este martes, 15 de enero, Su Majestad el Rey Felipe VI ha inaugurado el nuevo Aeropuerto Internacional de la Región de Murcia (AIRM), que se añade a la extensa red de instalaciones, esencial para el turismo, una de las actividades más importantes de nuestro país. CanardDrones ha participado en la verificación de radioayudas y de […]

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