droneSafe School - Autumn Conference

  • 13 May 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington - 147 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
  • 8


  • The cost for this course is $900.00 exclusive GST + travel (if applicable) per person.


The intend of this one day course is to ensure that attendees have a good understanding of their obligations when flying unmanned aerial vehicles in New Zealand. The course covers all of the requirements of Civil Aviation Regulation Part 101, and includes full training on airspace as required under this regulation.

Also included is training on operational safety and requirements under the Privacy Act.

Disclaimer: The minimum number for this course is 6 attendees. We may contact you if our minimum number is not reached to arrange rescheduling to another course date. 

Course content includes:

Theory of Operations

  • Theory of Flight
  • Multicopter Fundamentals
  • Battery Management

Aviation Law

  • CAA Part 101
  • CAA Part 102

Understanding Airspace

  • Airspace Classifications
  • Uncontrolled Airspace Operations
  • Controlled Airspace Operations
  • Aerodrome Airspace Operations
  • Prohibited Areas
  • Airspace Resources

Flight Fundamentals

  • Terminology
  • The Compass and GPS
  • Drone Control Systems
  • Radio Telephony Basics


  • Local Wind Effects
  • Weather Hazards
  • Measuring the Wind
  • Weather Resources

Aviation Charts

  • The AIP
  • Interpreting Aerodrome Plates
  • Interpreting the VNC
  • Navigation Resources

Privacy Considerations

Airmanship & Safety

  • Fit to Fly
  • Hazard Identification
  • Risk Assessment

Flight Planning

  • Hazard Identification
  • Land Owner Permissions
  • Airspace Permissions

Pre Flight Checks

Flight Operations

Post Flight Checks

A droneSafe certificate of completion will be given to all attendees.


For more information about the ALGIM Drone Safe School.
Please email Tia Oung: events@algim.org.nz 


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