PDT is among the first organizations that regularly engaged the SACAA
with regards to development and promulgation of the RPAS Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems regulations.
She further lauded the whistle-blower and many others who cooperate with the Authority in bringing these matters to the attention of the SACAA
, adding that the SACAA
will not tolerate any form of unethical conduct by any member of the aviation community.
Manager of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems department at the SACAA
, Albert Msithini, said, "PDT is among the first organisations that regularly engaged the SACAA
with regards to development and promulgation of the RPAS regulations.
The decision of the SACAA
is to draft a specific regulations for the device, which comes after an outcry against the prohibition on these devices through recreational and professional drone operators.
She said, "The TSA audit comes after almost a year since the SACAA
and the TSA concluded a recognition agreement on air cargo security programmes, thus acknowledging that South African systems are on par with the stringent requirements of the USA.
ExecuJet Maintenance South Africa holds a SACAA
and EASA Part 145 approval as well as most Southern Africa CAA approvals.