" for this to be a commercial activity they would need CASA approval, once approved there are strict regs to follow;
they cannot fly in urban areas nor within 30 horizontal meters of people, so they could throw a text book at you as long as you are…"
"cheers i just ordered the BAK and PPL book from Bob Tait site, you could actually find them bundled elsewhere for $15 cheaper, but better to reward the originator and ensure you get the most current
thanks to all of your for you insights, c u in the…"
"@Nicholas & naish88
Cheers to both of you for help clarifying this,
can you point me towards somewhere to buy the BAK and PPL book ( you dont need BAK for UAV you can get an exemptio letter but seems like a god idea )
the only place i can find to…"
"Nicholas i am dont mean to sound argumentative but i am still a little confused, thanks for all your input on this;
RE: manufacturers training. CASA website clearly states that you need to ensure you can get manufacturers training for your OC (Text…"
"i agree that $5000 ( plus it is a residential course so there is ~ $4500 extra cost for accom and food ) is a lot of money but to practice commercially you need a PPL or RPAS ,radio proficiency cert, and 5 hours manufacturer training,adding all this…"
"Yes privacy didn't close it but it added a spanner to the works. CASA def nice and helpful and yes we need to help educate public i 2 am excited about the sub 2kg but wonder about insurance costs with no qualifications"
"This speech was in July, i have been following this for a couple of years now, all was going well CASA were making some great steps forward and then the inevitable
wont somebody please think of the children
"looks good, it is great that this tech has come down in price so much
i have bought a similar one waiting for mine, waiting .... waiting ... be here soon i'm sure(its only been ten days ) ,. it has same issue in that u need to remove the protective…"
"I have just got mine yesterday as well! set it all up and its raining so no joy today.
(this is coming from an inexperienced but very well read noob)
i agree it would be confusing to use you gimballed camera as you fpv camera. plus from what i have…"
"Hi i am interested in making NDVI images as well and have trawled the web trying to find info,
i recently found this website ,
FlightRiot - Open Source Single Camera NDVI – Vegetation Health Mapping http://flightriot.com/vegetation-mapping-ndvi/
"Just re-checked and they now have a shipping price to Australia of $331.41 by Global Express Guaranteed, which is only ship option to Aus. But i could get it shipped to New Zealand via GPE for same price or via USPS Priority for $72.04 ?