Frequently Asked Questions

How far a drone can fly?

August 16, 2023

While most drones can fly as far as 8km, the remote pilot must adhere to relevant regulations and limitations on these distances. What that means is depending on the drone and operational authorisations held, these distances may be much shorter. For

What is Flight Termination System (FTS)?

August 16, 2023

1.   A Flight Termination System (FTS) consists of the components onboard a vehicle that provides the ability to end that vehicle's flight in a controlled manner. 2.   An FTS may comprise different types of equipment or procedure, including: a self-d

How to download the Guardian App?

February 7, 2022

You can download the Guardian by Altitude Angel app from the Apple App Store by pressing here; from the Google Play Store by pressing here.

Where can I fly my drone in Ireland?

February 7, 2022

You must always check the UAS geographical zones published by the IAA. You can do that by pressing here. In addition, you need to check daily updated NOTAMs, by pressing here. Also, the Airspace Map brought to you by Altitude Angel give a great indi

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. Continue reading...

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