Published on: August 27, 2021


LIBERALIZED DRONE RULES 2021 By : Union ministry of civil aviation (MoCA) Details :

  • Replaces the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) Rules 2021
  • following approvals have been abolished:
    • Approval for unique authorization number,
    • Approval for unique prototype identification number,
    • Approval for certificate of manufacturing and airworthiness,
    • Approval for certificate of conformance, certificate of maintenance as well as import clearance,
    • Approval for acceptance of existing drones, operator permit, and authorization of R&D organization
    • Approval for student remote pilot licence and remote pilot instructor authorization
    • Approval for drone port authorization, etc
  • Reduced the number of forms and Fees
  • Comprises of safety features like real-time tracking beacon, and geo-fencing.
  • A Digital sky platform will be developed as a user-friendly single-window system.