Phase 0 Technology Demonstration
Phase 1 Safety & Feasibility Testing
Phase 2 Measuring Effectiveness
Phase 3 Expanding Impact



Year Flights Began


Contact Organization

Aurora Aerial

Evidence Generated

Total # of successful flights


Max flight distance achieved

1.6 km

Type of flight permission secured

  • No permission required
  • VLoS
  • BVLos
  • Other – see full data set

Location of Flight Permission

  • Site specific permission
  • Broad geographic permission
  • Other – see full data set

Level of stakeholder engagement

  • No engagement needed
  • Engagement of regulatory bodies only
  • Stakeholders at landing and takeoff sites oriented
  • Community outreach campaign targeting takeoff and landing site and wider community

Max payload carried per flight

9 kg

Maximum flight speed

70 km/h

Duration of flight permission

  • One-time
  • Limited duration
  • Unlimited duration
  • Other - see full data set

Results measured

  • Surveillance image
  • Benefits not evaluated
  • Transportation time
  • Product quality
  • Costs
  • Health worker impact
  • Environmental impact
  • Other – see full data set
  • Results not measured
  • Contact organization for more details

References to Findings

Related Project Phases

Implementation Details

Status of Project


Contact Person

Fredrick Petrie

Other Partners


Dummy payload

Geographic Scope

Rural Manitoba

Funding Source

Drone Technology

Drone Supplier

Aurora Aerial

Model Name

AAT-1200 Thunderbolt

Method of Flight



Electric motor

Power Source


Payload Capacity

9.1 kg
40 x 40 x 40 cm

Maximum flight time with full payload in still air

20 minutes

Radio Links

LTE (3G/4G)

Delivery method



Delivery only

Are major repairs possible on-site?

No, must be sent out or materials sent in