Fulcrum Air


Fulcrum Air


In the United States, aviation, including unmanned aircraft, are regulated by the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR), as prescribed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). FulcrumAir has been drawing on its regulatory achievements in Canada to guide it through the regulatory approval process in the United States and has been met with a number of encouraging successes as the regulatory framework for unmanned aircraft continues to develop.

In the USA, FulcrumAir can fly the E2500HP visual line of sight (VLOS) under Part 107 of 14 CFR. In addition:

  • FulcrumAir is actively pursuing a Type Certificate to fly the E7500 commercially.
  • We are actively pursuing beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) approval to fly the E2500HP.
Fulcrum Air


Civil aviation in Canada is regulated by Transport Canada Civil Aviation Authority (TCCA) through the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs). FulcrumAir has had a number of regulatory achievements in Canada due to its commitment to safety and operational excellence including being the first unmanned aircraft operator to receive BVLOS approval for anywhere in Canada in a powerline environment. Regulatory oversight for remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS – The Canadian acronym for unmanned aircraft) is rapidly evolving to meet today’s demands for the use of unmanned aircraft systems in a variety of industries. FulcrumAir’s team is extremely committed to safety, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement. Staying on top of all the latest regulatory developments and being well-positioned with regulators allow us to contribute to the ever-evolving regulatory environment with real-time experience and obtain flight approvals due to our proven abilities. In Canada, FulcrumAir can: In Canada, FulcrumAir can:
  • Fly the E2500HP BVLOS anywhere in Canada in uncontrolled airspace.
  • Fly the E2500HP VLOS under Part 9 of the CARs – in controlled airspace and within 5m of people
  • Fly the E7500 VLOS anywhere in Canada in uncontrolled airspace.