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It Is Now Legal To Fly Drones In India – Here’s All You Need To Know About It

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Drones have been an integral part of advertisement campaigns and movie shots for quite some time now. In the United States, Amazon has even been implementing delivery through drones. In India, from December 1st, with the new Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s policy on drones, it will now become easier to fly these drones in the country. Here are some things to keep in mind when you’re considering flying a drone.

 

1. Know The Sizes

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There are 5 different types of drones based on size. The DGCA has classified them as Nano, Micro, Small, Medium and Large. The weights range from 250gm to more than 150 kg respectively.

 

2. Remember To Get Permission

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If you are operating a microdrone below 200 feet, remember to inform the police at least 24 hours earlier. There are exceptions to this and they are listed by the DGCA’s policy on drones.

 

3. Educational Qualification

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There is a necessity for educational qualification for purchasing and using a drone. The qualification is 10th pass in English. Training is also a necessity.

Vijay Alagar
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