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Remotely piloted aircraft system resources and links
- Remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) frequently asked questions
- RPAS definitions and abbreviations
- RPAS Notification System
Remotely piloted aircraft eLearning module
- The remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) module is aimed at anyone wanting to operate an RPA recreationally or for commercial purposes in Australia. Whether you are flying for fun or for educational, business or research purposes, this module will help you understand the safety rules applying to how you use your RPA and its weight category.
Remotely piloted aircraft associations
- Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
- Australian Association for Unmanned Systems
- Australian Certified UAV Operators Inc
- Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation
Model aircraft associations
Further reading about remotely piloted aircraft
- Key note address CASA Director of Aviation Safety February 2013: Development of UAS in civil airspace and challenges for CASA
Flight Safety Australia magazine articles
- Flight Safety Australia March-April 2014 Unmanned aircraft: the next waypoint
- Flight Safety Australia Jan-Feb 2013 edition: Intruder in the circuit. The operators of a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) were lucky to feel only embarrassment rather than grief after losing their aircraft near a busy aerodrome. It's an example of why RPA operators must take them seriously as aircraft.
- Flight Safety Australia July-August 2012 Unmanned aircraft: a civil discussion
Articles below all available at the Flight Safety Australia archive.
- Flight Safety Australia Sept-Oct 2011 Professionalism in train- training unmanned aircraft pilots.
- Flight Safety Australia Nov-Dec 2010 Poised for take-off - the unmanned sector is maturing rapidly.
- Flight Safety Australia May-June 2010 Manning UAS - the UAV sector is concluding pilot training is essential.
- Flight Safety Australia May-June 2009 UAS - the story continues … Part 2 of developments in unmanned aerial systems.
- Flight Safety Australia Mar-Apr 2009 To boldly go where no man can. New developments in unmanned aerial systems.