Melbourne / Brisbane / Sydney / Adelaide

Together with event partners, CASA, Insitu Pacific, Textron Systems Australia, Ninox Robotics, Macquarie Bank and uAvionx Australia, the Australian Association for Unmanned Systems (AAUS) is proud to be hosting a series of seminars aimed at providing RPAS operators with knowledge to assist mitigating risk and applying for BVLOS operations within the current regulatory framework (CASR Part 101).

Topics include:

  • Key Risks associated with RPAS Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations
  • Introduction to Specific Operations Risk Assessment (SORA)
  • Area Approval Process as it relates to BVLOS operations
  • Lessons learned by experienced operators already performing limited BVLOS RPAS operations


The seminars will be held in locations around Australia between July and September 2018 and will be free to AAUS members.   They will also provide a great networking opportunity for AAUS members in a relaxed atmosphere.


  • Thursday July 26, 2018
  • 5 pm – 7:30 pm (includes networking and refreshments)
  • AAUS Office, Waterman Caribbean, 44 Lakeview Drive Scoresby 3179


  • Tuesday August 7, 2018
  • 5 pm – 7:30 pm (includes networking and refreshments)
  • Macquarie Bank, 50 Martin Place, Sydney NSW 2000


  • Thursday August 16, 2018
  • 5 pm – 7:30 pm (includes networking and refreshments)
  • Insitu Pacific Office, 95 Mina Parade, Alderley QLD 4051


  • Wednesday September 5, 2018
  • 5 pm – 7:30 pm (includes networking and refreshments)
  • UniSA, Jeffrey Smart Forum, Jeffrey Smart Building, 243 Hindley St, Adelaide SA 5000


5:00: Introduction to BVLOS operations in Australia:  AAUS

5:30: What the Regulator Requires:  Paul Herrmann (CASA)

6:00: Case Study and discussion:

  • Darren McGrath, Textron Systems Australia (Melbourne, Adelaide)
  • Rhys Mudford, Insitu Pacific (Brisbane)
  • Colin Smith, Ninox Robotics (Sydney)
  • Neil Allen, uAvionix Australia (All States)

6:30: Networking and refreshments


  • AAUS Members: Free
  • Non – Members: $25

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