To raise awareness and seek feedback on proposed RPAS survey operations in the Central Highlands Region.

The issue

Insitu Pacific is proposing to undertake aerial survey operations in the Central Highlands Region between Rolleston and an area south of Middlemount over a two week period in the May – June timeframe. We are seeking feedback from stakeholders operating in the area to further inform the planning and application approval process.

Operations will conducted beyond visual line of sight of the operating crew and up to 4000 feet AMSL. Launch and recovery will initially be from Rolleston aerodrome (YRLL) and then from an ALA near Comet township to complete the majority of the survey. The proposed area excludes RPA operations within 10NM of Emerald aerodrome (YEML). Operational procedures will ensure the RPA does not conflict with aircraft utilising Emerald instrument approach procedures during transit to survey areas.

This information is provided to raise awareness and seek feedback about the proposed BVLOS RPA survey operation in the Central Highlands Region. It provides an opportunity for airspace users to seek further information or raise any safety or operational concerns.

Please see the attached paper for further information.

Submitted by: 

Insitu Pacific - Rhys Mudford, Chief Remote Pilot

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Start 24/03/2021
End 30/04/2021
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