CASA Warning after drone interfers with aerial firefighting
The Bunnings sausage sizzle drone was funny, but illegal. Much worse though are the fools who think they can fly their drone near a bushfire to get a great photo or video. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has today reissued their warning regarding drones in bushfire areas after a drone was spotted near operations in Sydney.
The recreational drone was spotted near water bombing operations at a fire in Western Sydney last Friday. CASA has been issuing warnings about drone use in bushfire areas since 2015, and their simple message is “if you fly – they can’t” referring to the aerial support for bushfire-fighters on the ground.Read more