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Forthcoming Legislation and how it will affect us, all.

Registration & Test

New regulations regarding all Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)’s 250g -20kg come into force 30th November 2019

  • Everyone wishing to fly model aircraft will have to pass a test and complete a separate registration.
  • All drones and model aircraft will need to be labelled with the operator’s unique ID number.

Tests

  • Every three years UAV operators will need to sit, and pass, an online test.
  • Tests will be free.
  • Tests will be available from 1 October 2019.
  • For those without internet access a hard copy of the test will be available. (Details yet to be confirmed)

Registration

  • UAV operators must be 18 or over to register.
  • There will be an annual fee for registration as an operator. (To be confirmed)
  • Registration will be available from 1 October 2019.
  • Full responsibility for safe operation remains with the person operating the UAV.
  • It is up to individual operators to assure themselves of the accuracy of the data and comply with all UK drone rules and regulations.

More information

Please check the official CAA website for updates

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