Flying Drone and taking aerial photo could be exciting but there are certain Drones rules and regulation in Bhutan.
You need to follow this rule before flying a drone in Bhutan.
Bhutan is a mountainous country lies along Terrance of the Himalayas, it covers over 60% of forest including different varieties of flora and fauna.
Why Bhutan is the Best place to fly a Drone?
UAV aerial footage can be amazing in Bhutan and most of the tourist, who is visiting Bhutan, are mostly content creator, blogger and News reporter.
To make their content viewers attractive they implement aerial footage in their work.
This Blog provides exclusive guidelines on Drones rules and regulation in Bhutan
Drones rules and regulation in Bhutan
–You shouldn’t fly your drone above 90 meters (300 feet).
-You shouldn’t fly your drone near a crowded area or near shrine.
-Submit an application to BCCA with a clearance certificate from MOHCA and BICMA to fly a drone in Bhutan.
-Avoid flying your drone above the visual line of sight.
-Only fly your drone during daylight when the weather is clear.
-Avoid flying your drone near within 5km of the airport area.
-Drone camera shouldn’t weigh more than 6kg.
Do you need to register your Drone before flying?
Yes, of course, you need to register your drone and obtain drone permit, it’s mandatory.
BCCA allows drone weighing 6kg (including battery and camera).
Drone operator needs to visit flight operation or legal section, BCCA office Paro Airport for registration.
Recently BCCA has lift ban on UAV or drone with strict regulation and drone pilot should submit a certification that the pilot has enough experience, technical knowledge and need to provide drones specification.
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