Flying a drone commercially?

Flying a drone commercially?

If you’re flying a drone or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) that weighs 2 kg or less or you’re flying over your own land using a drone or RPA that is 25 kg or less, this means you’re flying — or planning to fly — under the excluded category.

Operating in this category means you must follow the standard operating conditions, notify CASA of your intent to fly and keep proper records.

You can now submit excluded category flight notifications via myCASA. If you’ve previously notified us, you do not need to submit a new notification unless:
– your notification has expired
– you get a new drone
– want to fly a different type of drone
– change the weight of your drone (such as adding new equipment or other modifications).

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3 Comments

  1. infinightsky on November 21, 2021 at 10:36 am

    Casa can ask to see my records on my property?

  2. Teemo FPV on November 21, 2021 at 10:52 am

    Is flying for YouTube video considered a commercial flight? Is flying drone for free for a nonprofit group considered a commercial flight?

  3. Mark H on November 21, 2021 at 11:05 am

    What type of license/permit do i need to take photos on a construction site drone weight class nomore than 250g for business reasons

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