Similar to the UAV SFOC Checklist we mentioned that was developed by the Pacific Region, the Prairie & Northern Region also has a similar information package to help guide applicants.
In addition to the more standard information for SFOCs in general it also outlines many conditions and restrictions that are specific to the PNR Region such as the following:
17. If flights are to occur within the Oil Sands Area the following conditions will apply;
a. A Notice to Airman (NOTAM) must be filed with the applicable Flight Information Center (FIC) unless advised otherwise by Nav Canada; and
b. The Certificate holder must hold an Aeronautical Radio Operators Licence, a Station License (if required by Industry Canada) and equipment appropriate to monitor the Air Traffic Advisory Frequency (ATF) of 123.5 at all times during the operation.
Please detail how this will be accomplished if applicable.
18. For flights within 40 nm of Portage La Prairie – Southport Airport, the following conditions apply;
a. No flights within the CYPG control zone;
b. The Certificate holder must hold an Aeronautical Radio Operators License, a Station License (if required by Industry Canada) and equipment appropriate to monitor 126.7 at all times during the operation; and
c. Any flights within 40nm of Southport Airport shall notify Allied Wings Flight Operations via email at least 4 hrs prior to flight. Email address is firstname.lastname@example.org : Include company name, contact name and telephone number, time of flight, area of operation (latitude, longitude) and maximum altitude planned.
20. If the operation of the UAV will occur within 1 nm of DND property or DND controlled airspace, the Certificate holder shall advise DND 1 Canadian Air Division (1CAD)/SSO UAV of the intended time of the operation, specific location and other pertinent details at least two business days in advance.
21. Flights of the UAV within the control zones of Moosejaw Airport (CYMJ), Cold Lake Airport (CYOD) and Portage La Prairie/Southport Airport (CYPG) are prohibited.