Australian Youth Rocketry Challenge Inc.

Q: Are these rockets legal?

A: Model rockets may be legally flown provided that the entire flight starts and finishes land for which the landowner has given permission. Flights may be made in uncontrolled airspace, which is away from airfields. The guiding principle is that model rockets must not cause a hazard to other air users. This is amplified in CASA’ CASR part 101.

Flights should not be made in mountainous areas or on estuaries, as the rockets could be confused with emergency flares causing an inadvertent call-out of the rescue services.

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