Common sense from CASA


Australian aviation regulator have updated their drone page and what’s not to like. Plenty of useful links and information. What are RPA? The term RPA refers to remotely piloted aircraft, but these aircraft are also known as unmanned aerial…

Secrets in our sky


Dizzying aerial shots of wide, sweeping landscapes used to be the exclusive domain of big-budget film productions with a helicopter, but not any more. The rise of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems — “drone” is something of a dirty word in…

Drone flying takes off as a popular hobby


Herding sheep and filming AFL training sessions is all in a day’s work for Ryan Hamlet, project manager at hobby drone online retailer I-Drone. The AFL team wanted to see aerial footage of its training session, Hamlet says. ‘‘People also…