CASA begins installing drone safety signage at Aussie airports

CASA drone safety airports

Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has partnered with Northern Territory Airports to install drone safety signage. The signs come as no surprise as the Alice Springs airport, located in the Northern Territory, saw an increase in drone activity during the pandemic.

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Australian drone pilots can receive automated airspace approval

The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) now allows Aussie drone pilots to receive automated airspace approvals in Wing Aviation‘s OpenSky drone safety app. The automated process is a first in the country and will allow pilots to become more productive.

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Australia’s drone registration and accreditation deadline is tomorrow!

Australia’s drone registration and pilot accreditation deadline is tomorrow, January 28, so we thought we would remind you to ensure those who are required to follow the new regulation have the chance to do so before receiving a large fine.

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PSA: Don’t fly your drone near bushfires!

The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has sent out a reminder to all drone pilots to stay away from bushfires, with huge fines and possible jail time if you are caught. Every year Australia and the world receive a battering from bushfires, and firefighters don’t want to deal with drones.

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Shoppers urged to look for drone safety symbol when buying

Shoppers in Australia have been urged by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) to look out for the drone safety advocate symbol when buying a new drone. The symbol indicates that the retailer and manufacturer have pledged to educate customers about when, where, and how they can safely use their drones.

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PSA: Australian drone registration deadline is next month

The Australian drone registration deadline is looming, so we thought we’d share the info for those required to register and become accredited before going out to fly. This post is a MUST-READ if you are flying or wanting to fly your drone for commercial purposes in Australia.

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