Drone Operators in the UK

By |2019-01-29T10:00:11+01:00April 28th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

A drone operator in the UK falls into one of two distinct categories. Hobby flyers don’t have to register their drones at the moment, but they do have to follow rules governing safe use and protection of privacy. Any pilot using their drone for commercial purposes has to operate within a much tighter framework, and must be approved by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). A commercial drone operator UK must take a written exam and a practical flight test to prove they are competent to work as a pilot. Knowledge required includes a full understanding of [...]