Frequently Asked Questions

What if I bought the drone as a gift? 

January 10, 2022

In such a case, you do not need to register yourself as a drone operator and the person who will receive the gift and then fly the drone will be the drone operator and the remote pilot.  Read more on the official EASA website:https://www.easa.europa

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Can you be a drone pilot and operator at the same time?

January 10, 2022

Yes. If you are a person who will be flying drones, you can be both a drone operator and a remote pilot at the same time. However, you could be the remote pilot without being a drone operator. For example, if you are a pilot working for a company tha

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Who can become a drone (UAS) operator?

January 10, 2022

Whether you are a natural person or an organisation and want to own the drone(s) or rent the drone, you can become a drone operator. Read more on the official EASA website: https://www.easa.europa.eu/faq/116447

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Do I need to register myself or my drone?

December 6, 2021

Unless they are in the Certified Category, drones do not need to be registered, but you, as drone operator/owner, must register yourself. You do so with the Irish Aviation Authority at https://iaa.mysrs.ie/auth/sign-in You register once, independentl

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What is covered by drone regulations?

December 6, 2021

These EU Regulations adopt a risk-based approach, and as such, do not distinguish between leisure or commercial activities. They take into account the weight and specifications of the drone and the operation it is intended to undertake. EU Regulation

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