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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 […]

Polish CAA green lights CANARD’s solution for airport inspections

Polish Aviation Authorities stated “there are no obstacles to introduce RPA-based solutions into aerodrome manuals” in a communication to CANARD. Our solution is considered a “a proven method of PAPI system calibration and verification”. This is the result of a test and live presentation performed by CANARD last October 26th at Olsztyn-Mazury airport, in Poland. The […]

CANARD attends ICAN2018 Kenya

The eleventh ICAO Air Services Negotiation Event (ICAN2018) has been held in Nairobi, Kenya from 10 to 14 December 2018. It has been hosted by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA). ​ICAN2018 provides States with a central meeting place to conduct multiple bilateral (regional or plurilateral) air services negotiations or consultations. It offers a forum for the participants to learn […]

CANARD attends the The Great Lakes Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives

October 21 – October 23 2018 Airport Operations & Maintenance Conference CANARD met with representatives from the FAA to discuss UAV-Regulatory & Operational Perspective. The Great Lakes Chapter-AAAE last conference brought very good news for the drones Industry.  The FAA has shown interest on how to improve the efficiency of airport maintenance using RPAs, considering that drones […]

CANARD DRONES is granted with SME Instrument Horizon 2020 EU funding programme

CANARD´s project DRAMS  has been granted with a SME Instrument Horizon 2020 EU funding programme Drone-based Radio Aid Measuring System (DRAMS) is being developed for the calibration and Flight Inspection of ILS and VOR systems. CANARD DRONES technology, based on the state-of-the-art unmanned aircrafts, is a novel approach to allow more precise, rapid and cost-efficient Flight […]

CANARD DRONES entra en América Central y Caribe de la mano de INMAQUIP

Las soluciones de CANARD DRONES comienzan a ponerse en servicio en el continente americano mediante un acuerdo con Inmaquip, una de las compañías líderes en servicios aeroportuarios en la región. Inmaquip ofrecerá servicios de calibración PAPI con los sistemas y tecnología diseñados y comercializados por CANARD, con los que los aeropuertos americanos podrán acceder a las ventajas […]

CANARD develops a Full Runway Inspection solution based on drones thanks to CDTI NEOTEC grant

CANARD develops a Full Runway Inspection solution based on drones thanks to CDTI NEOTEC grant  Madrid, September 13th, 2018 CANARD is focus on a new R&D Project that will provide a marketable solution for the provision of the full runway inspection service based on drones. The project is being financed throughout a 2017 CDTI NEOTEC […]

New PAPI calibration by drones at CDG

Canard Drones performed the second PAPI calibration operation at Charles de Gaulle international airport in Paris. This operation calibrated 4 PAPI operating in the north runways, 09R, 09L, 27R and 27L. Charles de Gaulle is the second busiest airport in Europe, and part of the Aeroports de Paris consortia. The operation lasted just 3 hours, […]

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