Welcome to ACUO

ACUO is the peak industry body for the unmanned sector of aviation. We have the largest membership of certified UAV Operators in Australia, consisting of OC holders (Ordinary members), RePL holders (Associate members) and related industry professionals (Industry members), representing the wider commercial RPAS industry across all states & territories. 

In these pages you can find a wealth of industry information, details of CASA certified UAV Operators, information regarding the association and its members, and links to important information and news about unmanned aviation & the operation of unmanned aircraft in the National Airspace.

The Members area also includes a Library of past & current UAS publications relevant to commercial UAS operations, and a forum for dialogue with network partners & industry peers.


Latest Articles

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ACUO and the ATSB join forces to make Australian skies safer

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau and the Australian Certified UAV Operators Inc (ACUO), the peak industry body for unmanned aviation, have joined forces in pursuit of their common goal to...

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ACUO Applauds the Senate Committee Report on Drones

ACUO applauds the final Report of the Senate Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport, following its Inquiry into Regulatory requirements that impact on the safe use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems,...

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QLD Unmanned Systems Strategy Consultation Highlights Need for National Approach

The release of a consultation paper exploring development of a Queensland State unmanned systems industry strategy highlights the need for a corresponding national plan for the rapidly growing sector according...

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Time to Build an Australian National Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) System

The Association of Certified UAV Operators (ACUO) is calling for the Federal Government to launch a program to design, develop and implement a continent-wide unmanned traffic management (UTM) system as...