This is primarily an Australian issue, but in the long term it will affect us all
I took this photo in Melbourne today, and went in and asked if I could use this for professional press work.
The salesman said yes, on the condition that I flew under 120m
This is NOT TRUE
All commercial work MUST be by a holder of a controllers certificate operating under an AOC
Though there is talk of more flexible rules coming, there is NO clear guideline on this.
We need to present a uniform front on this and require some training as a minimum for all use of these devices for commercial work, otherwise we will have some cowboy crash into a crowd and stuff it up for all.
All in Australia, please consider joining aaus.org.au and make this better for all of us