Can I Operate my Drone in Controlled Airspace under the Open Category?
Yes you can in certain locations. Please check the Aeronautical Notice U04-Geographical Zones Ver 18 on the IAA website. scan this QR code to access the PDF Document.
I own a DJI Mini which weights 249grams do I need to register my Drone?
Yes, Even though the rules state all drones above 250grams must be registered. the DJI Mini is 249grams but has the ability to capture personal data and because of this you have to register to fly this drone.
I want to conduct Drone Operations in congested and controlled airspace what licence will I need?
You will need to be a holder of an Operational Authorisation under the Specific Category. This is a two day course and the information about the course and the course content is listed above.
I hold an SOP & PCC when must I complete the New Specific Category Course?
Yes the SOP & PCC System will be closed and no longer valid from the 1st of January 2022. If you wish to operate similar to the old SOP & PCC system you must complete the new EU Specific Category Course. Information about this course is listed above. If you have further questions by all means get in touch.