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RPAS digital platform
The remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) digital platform was developed and introduced by CASA.
The platform provides a central source of trusted data, which includes:
- RPA-related advisories
- regulatory information.
Software developers can use this data to create third-party mobile and web-based apps, to help show users where it's safe and legal to fly a drone in Australia. As third-party apps are verified and released, we'll publish them on the drone safety apps page—with a link to the developer's website.
How to connect to the RPAS digital platform
Industry and software developers can apply to connect to the RPAS digital platform.
Application, approval and onboarding is expected to occur twice per year. The first-round applications closed on 10 December 2019.
To connect to the platform, software developers will need to undergo a robust approval and onboarding process. This enables CASA to verify that proposed apps will deliver accurate information and meet the minimum technical requirements.
More information about how to apply to connect to the RPAS Platform will be released soon.
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