FAQ - Drones/RPAS
Frequently asked questions about drones/remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS).
Yes, an operator with a permit for a «higher» category can operate in lower categories as long as this is described in the operations manual.
No, owning a business is not a requirement. As a private citizen declaration of RO1 is enough.
If you are going to fly as an aircraft manager or pilot, in categories RO2 or RO3, you have to pass an exam.
The verification for passed exam has no expiration date. It is however important that approved RO2 and RO3 operators ensure that pilots connected to the organisat...
The fee for taking the exam is 1010 NOK as of June 2018. (Subject to change.)
I am going to be operating in the RO1 category. Do I have to report to The Civil Aviation Authority before each assignment?
No, you do not have to report every assignment as long as you operate in compliance with the requirements described in the category.
I am sending the operations manual to The Civil Aviation Authority, but the size of the electronic files exceeds the maximum size for email. Are there any other ways to send a copy of the documents?
Yes, we have other alternatives for such issues. Just get in touch with us and we will resolve the issue.
You have to contact Air Traffic Management at the airport in question. You can also call the AIS/NOTAM office at Gardemoen (AIS = Aeronautical Information Service...
Yes, this is possible. You have to prepare a plan and describe this in the operations manual. Transportation of goods requires special permits.
The height limit is for the drone, measured from the ground or water.
Yes, see the link below. Note that this is a courtesy, unofficial translation.
You have to show valid ID, pay the fee, and provide your personal ID number or D number to take the exam. You do not have to be associated with an approved operat...