The laws governing on the flying of drones have been updated within the past 12 months, and if you haven't had a chance to read them, we have got you covered here at Vapextech.

We have put together a recap of existing laws and the updates which came into effect in November 2019, to ensure you have confidence in remaining a responsible drone user.

The Latest Drone Laws

Owners of drones that weigh 250 grams or more will be required to register with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) with drone pilots required to take an online safety test. Failure to comply with these rules can lead to fines of up to £1000.

Fixed penalty notices will also be attached to the following offences -

  • Not producing registration documentation, and/or proof of registration for drones over 250g, at the request of a police constable.
  • Not producing evidence of any other relevant permissions required
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