Tag: CASA

New relaxed drone regulations will help the industry take off

April 7, 2016 by Reece Clothier And Jonathan Roberts, Rmit University, The Conversation The Australian drone industry is set for a shake up following the...

Drone Journalism Set to Soar

The use of drones in journalism is still a new concept, but it is quickly evolving. With the potential to capture previously impossible footage,...

The Elephant In The Room – UAV Maintenance & Equipment Monitoring

UAV maintenance and equipment monitoring is easily the most crucial element of a UAV's operations that is either forgotten and/or neglected…BUT…ask anyone in the...

Bring it all together: What’s involved – A Successful Drone Film...

Over the last few years SWARM UAV have had the privilege of being many businesses' first drone aerial supplier. Many of these clients have...

Threat and Error Management: Diary of a Drone Pilot

From the diary of a drone pilot.. Despite having highly a sophisticated platform to carry my cameras, the sensors I use, and even having "auto pilot",...

Australian CASA Rules: The 3 Nautical Miles Question

A question arose at Swarm UAV recently regarding paragraph 101.075 of the CASR 1998.The regulation seems straight forward at first glance but quickly becomes...

CASA under 2kg class! Why deregulating the DJI Phantom won’t work

In May of last year CASA released an NPRM (Notice of Proposed Rule Making) to the wider UAV industry in Australia. Proposal #4 looks...

Introduction to Aerial Photography: Steps to get started

Aerial Photography and videography using UAVs is at an all time high...from hobby use all the way up to military use. The list of...