Open Category Operations

Open Category Operations

For low risk drone flights, for example flying a lightweight drone or in the countryside away from people

Model aircraft

Model aircraft

Guidance for aeromodellers flying in clubs and/or flying large model aircraft

Specific Category Operations

Specific Category Operations

For higher risk flights which need our authorisation, such as flying a drone over an urban area or beyond the limitations of the Open category

Certified Category

Certified Category

Unmanned aircraft operations that need to be treated in the same way as manned aircraft (aircraft certification, operator certification, pilot licensing)

Information for the public

Information for the public

Guidance on regulations, reporting concerns and hiring a drone operator for filming or photography