Alma, Quebec, Canada (2 hours north of Quebec city)
Airspace over 120,000 km2
Range of Environmental Conditions
-300C to +300C. Land, mountainous and over water environment with numerous types of infrastructures.
Fully secure environment (Federal Controlled Goods program, ITAR), mobile station, SFOC development and interface with Transport Canada and other regulating agencies.
All types and sizes. VLOS & BVLOS
Low population density and RF interference. Operates under Military Control Terminal Area and Class F. Also offers the possibility of flying into non-segregated airspace for MALE UAS.
16 partners (operators, R&D facilities, universities & colleges) have joined the test site. All listed under website with links to individual organisations.
Test Site Overview
The Unmanned Aerial System Centre of Excellence offers an unmatched work environment. Beside flight testing activities, the UAS CE offers research and development activities and partners, maintenance, storage and modifications hangars and shops, Operators on site and training facilities and equipment for pilots and support personnel. The UAS CE is a community of interest involved in the aerospace sector. An organization and partnership working to develop, manage and offer a wide range of services, expertise and competencies tied to the UAS sector at the national and international level. The UAS CE Alma is an exceptional full-service facility offering world-class opportunities to organisations participating in all aspects of UAS development and operations.
Mr. Marc Moffatt