Part 101 is a set of rules underpinning the operation of:

  • unmanned aircraft, including;
    • moored balloons
    • free balloons
    • unmanned aerial vehicles (also known as remotely piloted aircraft)
    • control line model aircraft
    • free flight model aircraft
  • kites
  • rockets
  • gyrogliders
  • parasails.

Consolidations of the Civil Aviation Rules are for reference – they are not the official versions of the rules – to view those, see “history of amendments”.

The history of amendments below, when expanded, shows copies of the original issue, amendments, and re-issues of this Part. Other legislative changes shown are for reference – to view the full version of the relevant amendment Act, see link).