FAQ - Model airplanes

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Are lanterns and strobe lights required on model airplanes during night flying?

There are no specific requirements for lighting of model airplanes. If you are going to fly at night, we suggest

Are there any limits as to how much a model airplane can weigh?

Not as of today. There are no weight limits for model airplanes. We are working on separate regulations for model airplanes and this

Can I fly a model airplane during the night?

You can fly during the night if you are flying under the auspices of a model airplane club.

Do I need insurance to fly model airplanes?

No, there are no statutory requirements for flying model airplanes, but you are still responsible for loss or damage as a result of flying a model

Is it permitted to fly above 120 meters with a model airplane?

Yes, as long as it is under the auspices of a model airplane club.

Is there an age limit for flying model airplanes?

No, there are no age limits for flying model airplanes.

What does it mean to fly under the auspices of a model airplane club?

There are no specific requirements. It is up to the individual clubs that offer membership.

Who can start a model airplane club and does it have to be a part of NIF?

Anyone can start a model airplane club and it does not have to a part of NIF.