For quite some time, a registration duty for drones from a weight of 250 grams prevails in the United States. The licence can be purchased free of charge until January 20, 2016 and no later than February 19, 2016. Aims dangers arising from the use of drones in public airspace to anticipate as much as possible with the help of three years valid license. Also in Germany, a registration duty for drones is to be introduced in the near future.
A recent release of the Federal Ministry of transport and digital infrastructure, the use should be regulated new civilian drones. Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt, amongst others stressed that drones in Germany are to be registered in the future to better identify the owner. A trend towards the private use of drones is also in this country clearly noticeable. The growth means at the same time also more rules and dangers to avoid or mitigate. In contrast to the United States, the drones in this country from 0.5 kilograms to be registered. Railway lines, residential areas, Federal Highway, disaster areas, locations of police as well as industrial plants may not be overflown with drones. Also distinctions between commercial and private use of drones are made. Who commercially utilizes the drones he must make Dobrindt according to a type of driver’s license and prove the device control and reliability to be able to fly, flight legal knowledge. With the drones driver’s license in your pocket it should then also be possible, to be able to fly drones in Germany, flying out of sight of the pilot.