Posts tagged as CUAASA

Workshop on RPAS application process

  The Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of Southern Africa (CUAASA) held a RPAS application workshop, which 60 of its members attended, from 10 to 13 June 2015 in Gauteng. The first day started with an UAV exhibition by some of the association’s members, and was followed by a presentation session and an attempted protest before […]

Unmanned aerial operators hold AGM

  The Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of South Africa (CUAASA) held its annual general meeting on 9 May 2015 at Lanseria Airport where members discussed the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Regulations, operator certificates, and training institutions. New members to the management committee were also appointed during the meeting. Speakers on the day included CUAASA chairperson Hennie […]

Minister signs off on drone regulations

  South Africa’s drone regulations will be officially published and implementable on 1 July 2015. This was announced on 17 May 2015 by the director of civil aviation, Poppy Khoza, who revealed that the minister of transport has signed the RPAS regulations. The news follows months of amendments, refining and incorporating of requests from various […]

Draft RPAS (drone) regulations published for comment

  The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has published for comment the proposed amendments to the Civil Aviation Regulations and Technical Standard, 2011 which relate to the regulatory requirements for the operation of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or “drones” as they are more commonly known. Some important concessions affecting […]

Unmanned aerial operator body discusses way forward

  The Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of Southern Africa (CUAASA) held a well-attended member meeting at the offices of the Commercial Aviation Association of Southern Africa (CAASA) on 17 July 2014. CUAASA is a recently established voluntary organisation which aims to serve, promote, advance and protect the interests of the commercial unmanned aircraft industry. It […]