• Facilitating BVLOS Operations in Canada: A UC2019 Retrospective

    Niall McCallum Bio: Living and breathing flight testing and deployment, I ensure that SkyX has robust aerial systems in place so customers can deploy their aerial monitoring solution with absolute confidence. Wherever SkyX is called, I navigate the logistics, regulations and overall government-compliance process to enable standards-based BVLOS operations for each of our international clients. […]

    Posted: November 13, 2019
  • Pipeline Integrity Management: Technologies for Asset Operators

    Being an asset operator in a midstream oil and gas company today isn’t easy. You need to manage the integrity and safety of aging pipeline infrastructure, often in remote locations, while mitigating risk and controlling costs. What’s more, if you’re like most organizations, you need to do it all while lacking high-quality data to make […]

    Posted: October 8, 2019
  • Chef Operating Officer

    People constantly ask me how I’m able to accomplish everything I do. Look, I get it, I’m a busy guy. I’m Chief Operating Officer of SkyX. I’m a chef who’s been on MasterChef Canada and hosts pop-up restaurants in his backyard. I have three wonderful teenagers and an all-star writer, photographer, baker of a wife. […]

    Posted: October 1, 2019
  • The Communications Conundrum: How Autonomous Systems will Reshape Global Communications

    It seems that roughly every decade, we make an advance in wireless telecommunications that propels our ability as a society forward, enabling incredible new technologies and services. In the early days of cellular communications, around the late 1980s and early 1990s (I won’t bother starting earlier since most of those earlier systems were too expensive […]

    Posted: August 7, 2019
  • West Coast Wonder: Another SkyX Milestone!

    We’d barely wrapped up a post about the amazing accomplishments SkyX has achieved over the past year…when we chalked up yet another significant milestone. This one took place on December 10, with four members of the SkyX team on Salt Spring Island – one of the Gulf Islands between the BC mainland and Vancouver Island. […]

    Posted: December 14, 2018
  • A Remarkable Year of Milestones!

    We realized, the other day, we were marking quite an anniversary. On November 23, 2017, the SkyX team executed an extraordinary mission that became the buzz of the oil and gas world. We took SkyOne, our Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft down to Mexico, along with about half the SkyX team. The goal? […]

    Posted: November 30, 2018
  • SkyX Unveils New Design at #FIA18!

    Huge Week for SkyX SkyX was at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow – #FIA18 – one of the two biggest air shows on the planet. (The other is Le Bourget, and is held outside of Paris on alternating years.) This show features all of the major aerospace players: Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin – and many more. […]

    Posted: July 18, 2018
  • SkyX Receives Canada-Wide Standing SFOC!

    FOR RELEASE MAY 7, 2018: SkyX Obtains Canada-Wide Standing SFOC SkyX Ltd., Canada’s leading long-range aerial data acquisition and analysis company, has received a nation-wide Standing Special Flight Operations Certificate, or SFOC, from Transport Canada. This will allow the company to conduct aerial survey and inspection flights across the country in uncontrolled airspace and within […]

    Posted: May 7, 2018
  • SkyX An Award Finalist (Again)!

    Over the past two years, SkyX has had many reasons to celebrate. We’ve nailed multiple significant milestones, as outlined here. We’ve flown a 100+ BVLOS autonomous mission abroad, as described in detail here. (There’s been more, of course, but unfortunately we can’t reveal everything!) The nice thing about all this? Our achievements have not gone unnoticed. In […]

    Posted: April 5, 2018
  • Opportunity Knocks @ SkyX

    Wow. What an amazing ride it’s been so far at SkyX. So much achieved in a short time frame by a growing, dedicated team. A little more than two years ago, in January of 2016, SkyX was basically starting from scratch in a small office in downtown Toronto. CEO and Founder Didi Horn had just […]

    Posted: March 10, 2018