Drones offer great potential both privately and commerciallyh . More and more people are using them. The more drones soar, the greater the risk of collisions, crashes or accidents. Clear rules are therefore necessary for the use of drones in order to open up opportunities for drone technology and at the same time to significantly increase safety in the airspace.
An overview of the most important rules
... on model airfields
- Anyone who only lets their flying object fly on a model airfield can do it unchanged. The new rules only apply outside of model airfields. The only exception: you have to attach a sticker with the name and address of the owner.
... for owners of drones or model airplanes weighing more than 0.25 kilograms
- You must put a sticker with the name and address of the owner on it.
... for owners of drones or model airplanes weighing more than 2.0 kilograms
You must have a badge with the name and address of theAttach owner.
In addition, they need special knowledgeprove. Evidence is either issued after examination by a body recognized by the Federal Aviation Office or, in the case of model aircraft, issued by an aviation association after a briefing.
... for owners of drones or model airplanes weighing more than 5.0 kilograms
- You also need an ascent permit, which is issued by the state aviation authorities.
... for pilots who let their flying object - outside of model airfields - fly more than a hundred meters high
This is generally prohibited for drivers of dronesten. An official exemption from theState aviation authorities can be applied for.
Controllers of model airplanes need some knowledgeproof of existence.
In general, drones and model airplanes are only allowed inVisibility to be flown.
The general rule
Drones or model airplanes always have to avoid manned aircraft.
Any disability or hazard,
The operation of drones or model airplanes in and over sensitive areas such as locations of
Police and rescue workers, gatherings of people, main traffic routes, arrival and departure areas of airports,
Operating a drone or model airplane weighing more than 0.25 kilograms over residential properties. The same applies if the flying object (regardless of its weight) is able to receive, transmit or record optical, acoustic or radio signals.
Source: Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Invalidenstrasse 44 10115 Berlin. Last updated March 2020