Singapore Drone Regulations

 

Singapore Drone Regulations – Updated on 5/21/2015

singapore drone regulationsWe have reached out to the Minister of Transportation in Singapore for additional information.  However, the current Singapore drone regulations, according to their website:

  • Prohibit the carriage of dangerous materials by unmanned aircraft (among others, weapons, and any bio-chemical or radioactive material);
  • Prohibit the discharge of any substance from unmanned aircraft without a permit;
  • Require operators to obtain a permit to fly or operate an unmanned aircraft that weighs more than 7kg in total weight (i.e. weight of laden aircraft) and for certain types of operation;
  • Provide for the gazetting of security-sensitive locations as “protected areas,” where overflying by unmanned aircraft or taking of photographs from unmanned aircraft are prohibited without a permit;
  • Prohibit the overflight of unmanned aircraft over “special event areas” declared for the venues of major events without a permit (for example, certain venues of the Southeast Asian Games 2015); and
  • Require operators to obtain a permit to fly or operate an unmanned aircraft within 5km of an aerodrome regardless of height, or above 200 feet beyond 5km of an aerodrome, or within a restricted or danger area.

As Singapore drone regulations evolve we will keep you updated.

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