Regulations eased for drone operators

NEW rules for operating drones came into effect yesterday after the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) reduced the requirements for low-risk commercial operations. People owning a drone weighing less than two kilograms can operate commercially without the need to be licensed, a previous requirement costing individuals thousands of dollars regardless of weight or safety risk. Drone operators wanting to fly in this new category must notify CASA before flying and follow strict operating conditions, designed to protect other people in the air and on the ground. “These amendments reduce the cost and legal requirements for lower-risk remotely piloted aircraft (RPA)…

Source: Beef Central
Regulations eased for drone operators