Big or small, if it is man made and it flies, it’s an
aircraft and there are rules about flying it.
You need to be aware of the place you are flying and whether
the airspace is controlled by the manned aviation
You need permission to fly over people or property.
You need to keep your aircraft in sight at all times.
Don’t cause a nuisance or endanger property, 50 metres away
is a good guide.
Fly safe, know the rules.
are now in place for RPAS, UAV, UAS, Drones and Model
laws came into effect on Saturday 01 August 2015.
Please visithttps://www.caa.govt.nz/rpas/index.html to
get up to date on the latest changes and how they effect
your current activities.
Remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) must use the right
radio frequencies, so they don’t cause harmful interference
to vital radio systems such as air traffic control, cellular
phones, or emergency services.
People who use the wrong frequencies for their RPAS can be
prosecuted under the Radio
communications Act 1989 and the
Radiocommunications Regulations 2001.
Check outhttp://www.rsm.govt.nz/consumers/remotely-piloted-aircraft-systems-drones/ for
all the frequencies allowed for remotely piloted aircraft
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