Flying a drone is fun, isn’t it? Though you cannot sit inside and fly but you can control the flight. The drones come in various size with single and multiple propellers. The cost also varies according to features of the drones. Some can fit in your palm and some are bigger than an average human height and the drones used by the military are huge.
Drones have many uses these days. Drones are useful in taking pictures, action sports, rescuing some emergencies, etc. Many companies are making huge money by selling drones these days. Some widely used drones are DJI Inspire 1 – Single Remote, 3DR Solo, DJI Phantom 3 and DJI Inspire 1 – Dual Remote. Though these are only examples, you can get a huge number of drone seller online.
However, did you know that it’s illegal in many countries to fly the drone without permission from the authorities? The drones have become a headache for the security official of the country. Drones became a stuff to worry about – to the government. There are some strict rules to fly in some countries and some location is free.
First of all, to fly drones in Nepal also has some restrictions. The owner needs to take some cautions before flying the drones.The general Nepal drone laws are as follows:
- You must apply for the permission from Nepal Aviation Authority.
- Flying over people or crowds of people is restricted.
- Always respect the privacy of others.
- The flights are allowed only for day time.
- Flying over military installations, power plants, restricted city areas etc. are strictly prohibited.
- Of course, flying near airports is also prohibited.
These are the basic rules, you can get detail in Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal. You need some papers before applying for the permission which is listed below:
- Request Letter.
- A copy of Operation Specifications of Drone.
- A copy of Map of Operation Area.
- Copy that shows the lat-long box of the operation area.
- No Objection / Recommendation Letter of concerned owner / unit if operation area is a private / public place or property.
- Letter from the concerned authority for security clearance and or other clearance.