Drone use

Drone use
Drone flying in a blue sky
Attention all drone users, check out the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) website to gain awareness around the rules and regulations of drone use. Drone use Reporting local issues; Resident
Drone flying in a blue sky

Attention all drone users!

Check out the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) website for rules and regulations on drone use.

Find out what you can and can't do with a drone, and which areas to stay in.

Visit www.casa.gov.au/drones  for more information.

Flying your drone around Bankstown Airport

Due to the location of Bankstown Airport, there is probably controlled airspace near you. This means you need to know and obey the rules around flying your drone in controlled airspace. 
They key rules that apply are: 
·        You cannot fly any type of drone over, or in, the approach and departure path of an airport runway
·        You cannot fly a drone that weighs more than 250 grams within 5.5 km of a controlled airport like Bankstown
You can check the location of controlled airspace using an easy-to-read map in a CASA-verified drone safety app. You can download an app FREE from https://www.casa.gov.au/knowyourdrone/drone-safety-apps
These rules ensure the safety of people both on the ground and in the sky. If you need more information – or to apply for an exemption, visit knowyourdrone.gov.au
The City of Canterbury Bankstown acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, water and skies of Canterbury-Bankstown, the Darug (Darag, Dharug, Daruk, Dharuk) People. We recognise and respect Darug cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge the First Peoples’ continuing importance to our CBCity community.