Operating Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) for Hire or Reward

Very small Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA):

  • Must give the Civil Aviation Safety Authority notice in writing at least five business days before commencement of the operation [reg 101.371,101.372 Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (Cth)];
  • Must give notice in writing to CASA of any changes in the event or the matter within 21 days business days of the change, event or matter occurring [reg 101.373]; and
  • Must operate within standard operating conditions [reg 101.238] if do not have a remote pilots licence or an operators certificate [reg 101.237 (3)(b)].

Small, medium and large RPA being flown for reward are not excluded operations and therefore need an appropriate remote pilots licence and/or operators certificate [reg 101.237].

Operating Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) for Hire or Reward  :  Last Revised: Thu Nov 3rd 2016
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