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DGCA Policy for Flying Drone in India - All you need to know about the Drone Policy


DGCA Policy for Flying Drone in India - All you need to know about the Drone Policy

Drone Policy

The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has announced its policy for Drones in India which will come into effect from 1 December 2018. 
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This policy will define the classification of drones, flying restrictions for a drone. The details of the policy are given below:

What are the Drones?

Drones are the unmanned aircraft which are piloted from a remote station. Drones are also known as "Remotely Piloted Aircraft"According to the aircraft rules 15A and 133A rule the Remotely Piloted Aircraft will need an Unmanned Aircraft Operator Permit (UAOP) and Unique Identification Number (UIN).


Categories of Drones 

The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has categorised Remotely Piloted Aircraft or Drones into the following five categories based on their Maximum Take-Off Weight :

  • Nano Drones

Less than or equal to 250 gram.

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  • Micro-Drones

Greater than 250 gram and less than or equal to
2 kg.


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  • Small Drones

Greater than 2 kg and less than or equal to 25 kg.


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  • Medium Drones 

Greater than 25 kg and less than or equal to 150 kg.

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  • Large Drones 

Greater than or equal to 150 kg.


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Drone Import 

All Drones except Nano Drones have to apply for import clearance to the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) will issue a license for import of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS).


How to apply for Drone License in India?

To operate the Drones in India it will require a Unique Identification Number (UIN). The DGCA will issue the UIN only to the citizens of India or company that is registered in India. There is the following procedure to own and fly a drone in India:

To Own a Drone 

To own a Drone you have to fulfil the following procedure :

Documents to be needed 

Specification of the Drone, Address Proof, Purpose of operating a Drone, Copy of the Flight Manual, Clearance Character by Police, Permission from the Department of Telecommunications.

Users will be required to make a Fireproof Identification Plate on Drone and inscribe it with the Radio Frequency Identification Devices (RFID) tag and Unique Identification Number (UIN).

After completing this procedure a user is eligible to own a drone.

To Fly a Drone


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A user will require to fulfil these steps to fly a drone:

Permit 

A user will need a permit issued by DGCA to fly a drone above 200 feet. And to fly a Drone below 200 feet a user will require a permit issued by the local administration.

After completing all the steps which are described above a user will be eligible to own a drone and to fly a drone.

Flying Restrictions for Drones in India 

  • Drones cannot be flown within the perimeter of 5 km in the airports.
  • Drones cannot be flown within the prohibited areas.
  • Drones cannot be flown within the area of 25 km from the International Border.
  • Drones cannot be operated from any moving platform like a vehicle, ship etc.

What is Unmanned Aircraft Operator Permit (UAOP)?

For flying a drone above 200 feet a user required UAOP. A user has to submit an application for UAOP.
A user will need following documents to submit the application for UAOP:
  • Permission of the land or property owner to take off and land drone.
  • Permission from civil or the Air Navigation Service provider.
  • Accidental insurance for the third party.
  • All the details of the records related to Remote piloting and training.
  • A user will also require a security clearance issued by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security of India
A user has to submit this application at least 90 days before flying the drone. UAOP will be valid up to two years from the date of issue.

Cheap and Best drone Camera Price in India 

You can buy a drone camera online through Amazon, Flipkart etc. Some of the best drone cameras and their prices are given below :
  • Jack Royal Vision Drone With WiFi Camera - 8,998 Rs                                                                     
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone Camera - 1.35 Lakhs

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