What are the costs for a CASA ascent permit for my weather balloon or unmanned free balloon?The review of your documents by CASA takes about 2-3h and costs about 160 AUD / hour. Further information.
How long does it take for CASA to process my weather balloon or unmanned free balloon? What documents do I need to submit to CASA to get an ascent permit?The review of your documents can take up to 28 days, so start early with the preparation! Further information.
Can anyone obtain an ascent permit for a weather balloon or unmanned free balloon in Australia?Yes! No matter if private person as a father-son project, in the context of a school project at schools or as a company. As long as the ascent permit is in place, everyone is allowed to launch their weather balloon in Australia. Further information.
Where exactly do I need to register my weather balloon with CASA? Where can I find the contact details for CASA?After you have completed the documents and obtained proof of insurance for your unmanned free balloon launch in Australia, mail all documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact details of the competent authority:
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