Government releases National Emerging Aviation Technologies Policy Statement

6 May 2021 The Australian Government is laying the foundations for new jobs in the new frontier of aviation services with the release of the National Emerging Aviation Technologies (NEAT) Policy Statement. As part of the Government’s new Digital Economy Strategy, the statement sets out how the Government will support individuals and businesses to harness […]

CASA announce trial of a streamlined approval process for commercial drone flights near city aerodromes

30 April 2021 CASA has announced an important step in cutting red tape for commercial drone operators is about to be taken. A trial of a streamlined approval process for commercial drone flights near three capital city aerodromes will start in May 2021. The six-month trial will run at Canberra, Perth and Adelaide aerodromes.  It […]

Flight Information Management System (FIMS) Prototype RFP Released

28 April 2021 Airservices Australia has today announced the release of a Prototype Request for Proposal to collaborate with industry to develop a Flight Information Management System (FIMS) to open up the skies safely and efficiently to new airspace users. FIMS is a data exchange gateway that will connect Unmanned Aerial System Traffic Management (UTM) participants with Australia’s […]

AAUS Industry Champions 2021 Announced

31 March 2021 AAUS is proud once again to recognise individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution to the Australian unmanned systems industry. For the 2021 awards, over 100 nominations were received for the 5 award categories highlighting the strength of our rapidly developing industry.  The finalists made impressive reading and judging panel […]

Land Forces 2021 Unmanned Systems in Defence Conference

  June 2, 2021 AAUS Unmanned Systems in Defence Conference Organised in association with AMDA Foundation, the Australian Association for Unmanned Systems conference at Land Forces 2021 (www.landforces.com.au) will attract Defence, Industry & Academia from around the world to present, promote and discuss unmanned technologies. AAUS events are focused on broadening professional relationships amongst members […]

AAUS Industry Champions Awards 2021 Finalists Announced

  Recognition of Australian Unmanned Systems Industry Champions 2021 23 February 2021 AAUS is once again proud to be hosting an Industry Awards night to recognise individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution to the Australian unmanned systems industry. This year, over 80 nominations were received for the 5 award categories highlighting the […]

AAUS seeking input on Airservices Australia Proposal to Lower Class E on the East Coast

Monday 15 February 2021 Background Over the coming years, Airservices will change the service provision at 15 regional airports and across thousands of miles of low level airspace as part of the Airspace Modernisation Program (AMP). Benefiting the entire east coast and regional Australia, they plan on leveraging ADS-B and radar surveillance assets to enhance […]

AAUS Industry Champions Awards 2021

Recognition of Australian Unmanned Systems Industry Champions AAUS is proud to be hosting its third Industry Awards night to recognise individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution to the Australian unmanned systems industry. Winners will be announced during the AAUS Gala Dinner that will be held in Canberra on the evening of Thursday […]

From Maybe to Mainstream conference at RotorTech

15-17 June 2021, RotorTech Expo, Brisbane   From Maybe to Mainstream Conference ROTORTECH  Helicopter and Unmanned Flight Exposition Drone technologies are rapidly becoming a significant tool in mainstream government and civilian applications assisting in the provision of important information to the end user in an efficient and safe manner. The “From Maybe to Mainstream” conference […]

AAM Summit 2021

September 1-2, 2021 Metropolis Events, Southbank, Melbourne Advanced air mobility (AAM) is a transformative airborne technology aimed at the transportation of  people and goods in new, community-friendly, and cost-effective aircraft in both rural and urban environments. The Australian Association for Unmanned Systems’  AAM Summit 2021 conference will be the first of its kind in Australia.  […]

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