From CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority):
- You must not fly your drone higher than 120 metres (400 feet) above ground level.
- You must keep your drone at least 30 metres away from other people.
- You must keep your drone within visual line-of-sight.
- You must not fly over or above people or in a populous area (crowded beach, park, event, or sport oval where there is a game in progress).
- If your drone weighs more than 250 grams, you must fly at least 5.5 kilometres away from a controlled airport. (Our Mini 2 is under the 250 grams, so can be used in areas closer to airports, though there are also restrictions in the approach and departure paths).
There may also be restrictions around areas such as military bases, emergency service response areas, etc. And if there are hospital helipads or other operating areas nearby, the drone would need to be landed while an aircraft is in the area.
If you wish to check your intended shoot location yourself, there are a number of services out there, including ok2fly. Otherwise, in our initial consult with you, we will be able to determine whether the location is suitable or not, and possibly offer alternative locations, depending on your requirements.
As an example, in the below image, from dji.com, the red areas are restricted for the Mini 2, with the grey areas having some altitude limits. The Mavic 2 Pro would have a restricted area that would include the blue zones, plus a bit more around it.
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