CAE, City of Moose Jaw and Saskatchewan Polytechnic sign drone MOU
May 11, 2018 – CAE, the City of Moose Jaw and Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today that will explore the development of an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) training program at Sask Polytech’s Moose Jaw Campus.
“We’re hopeful that a drone training program can take flight in Moose Jaw,” says Fraser Tolmie, City of Moose Jaw mayor. “We appreciate Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s commitment to expanding their range of learning opportunities at their Moose Jaw Campus, and appreciate the expertise and guidance to be provided by CAE. This MOU is also a positive step towards enhancing the profile of the Moose Jaw Municipal Airport.”
“Saskatchewan Polytechnic looks forward to exploring the development of Unmanned Aerial Systems training with our partners in Moose Jaw,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO. “In just a few short years we have seen tremendous advancements in how drones are used, which have opened doors to a number of commercial applications. It is clear that drone usage will continue to grow for the foreseeable future.”
The City of Moose Jaw appreciates the efforts of all partners towards a program that could have long-lasting educational and economic impact.
For more information visit the City of Moose Jaw website.