DRONE OPERATIONS LEGALISED FOR CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL USE: WHAT DO THE REGULATIONS MEAN?

Published On: 03/09/2018

Practice Area: Government & Regulatory

Authors:

Akhoury Winnie Shekhar
On August 27, 2018, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (the "DGCA"), under the Ministry of Civil Aviation (the "Aviation Ministry"), introduced regulations (the "Drone Regulations") to set out the civil aviation requirements for the operation of civil remotely piloted aircraft systems, more commonly known as drones, which will come into effect on December 1, 2018.