Volatus Aerospace of Montreal, Que., an integrated provider of unmanned aircraft and drone services, reached an agreement to acquire an equity interest in Canadian UAV Solutions Inc. of Wasaga Beach, Ont.
Founded more than seven years ago, Canadian UAV Solutions provides a range of drone services throughout Ontario and Quebec, specializing in surveying for aggregate pits and quarries, mining, construction, governmental and environmental organizations. The company works closely with Ontario Land Surveyors and, explains Volatus, employs one of the only Photogrammetry Specialists certified by the Canadian Institute of Geomatics.
General services provided by Canadian UAV Solutions include topographic mapping, digital elevation models, orthographic mosaics, GIS maps and imagery, CAD modelling, inspections, agricultural and forestry mapping, thermal imaging, as well as 4k videos and photos.
“Canadian UAV Solutions is a great addition to Volatus and greatly increases our strength in the construction, mining and municipal sectors” said Glen Lynch, president and CEO, Volatus. “In addition to having a great team, their strength in data management and processing enhances our capability across our entire network.”
Volatus’ activities include UAV design manufacturing, distribution, sales, service and training. In addition to its own long range, high endurance drones, Volatus is a strategic channel partner of DJI for enterprise level products and training.
“Becoming part of the Volatus Aerospace Group will provide our company with the resources necessary to grow our company to the next level,” said Murray Hunt, president, Canadian UAV Solutions. “Combining our experience with their coast-to-coast pilot network, business resources, UAV fleet and sensor assets will no doubt result in an exciting next chapter in our corporate story.”