FAQ - Drones/RPAS

Frequently asked questions about drones/remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS).

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Do I have to take an exam to be able to fly a drone?

If you are going to fly as an aircraft manager or pilot, in categories RO2 or RO3, you have to pass an exam.

What is a RO1 declaration?

If you chose to declare your operations as an RO1 operator, you confirm that you know the regulations to operate as a category 1 RPAS operator. We will also send you

Can an RO3 operator use equipment that falls under RO1 or RO2?

Yes, an operator with a permit for a «higher» category can operate in lower categories as long as this is described in the operations

Is the height limit for where I am standing, steering the drone, or is it the drone itself?

The height limit is for the drone, measured from the ground or water.

Do I have to start a business to become an RPAS operator 1 (RO1)?

No, owning a business is not a requirement. As a private citizen declaration of RO1 is enough.

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?

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

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