Recreational Drones

So you enjoy flying drones!

Recreational drones (eg: DJI Phantom, Mavic, Spark ) are an exciting technology being embraced worldwide and when operated(flown) in a recreational activity are defined as being model aircraft. Whether your racing drones, operating within a family and friends environment, during school vacation, taking photo's etc (who would of thought you'd become a 'hobbyist photographer'), there's a drone (model aircraft) for all  occasions! 

Recreational drones come in all shapes and sizes  and most importantly are regulated, that is, by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority who are the over arching regulator. There are regulations which apply to the operation of drones whether for recreational or commercial purposes. Before you begin to enjoy your drone do make yourself aware of the regulations which can be found here: Civil Aviation Drone Information. And, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority has created an information internet page found here. CASA Drone size category and related information is here.

Would you like to see results regarding  input into drone regulation? The background and results can be found here : participation in the CASA survey.

Would you like to do the DJI knowledge qizz? (Test your knowledge on some simple regulations!)

You can find the DJI questionnaire here.

Need to operate in a recreational drone via FPV mode, no problems, the Society can help.(The Societies approved Civil Aviation Safety Authority Instrument can be found 'here'). And more information can be found in the documents section.

Interested in drone racing? Like to conduct some FUN racing? Simply like to race with some mates just for the FUN of it? Need some information? Have a look here: Simple Drone Racing practices. 

Need  assistance to operate your recreational drone? We can help! Simply contact the Society. Already operating your recreational drone but not quite sure about where, how, when? Simply contact the Society, we can help. Also,  would you like to check whether the area your operating your drone is 'okay to operate there'?, then how about a Civil Aviation Safety Authority Approved mobile device application! Also, you can find some training/information here:

What's that? you'd like more information? Simply contact the Society or how about we gently direct you to further 'like minded' model aircraft enthusiasts via their Facebook Page. Either or, enjoy flying your drone responsibly and remember the AMAS Inc safety motto: "Safety Is No Accident". 

Woops, nearly forgot: You'd like information of commercial drone operations? Easy, simply contact the Society, or

contact our friends at AAUS (mention we sent you!).

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