Limit drone flights: the Ministry of transport explained the decision

Ограничение полетов беспилотников: в Госавиаслужбе объяснили решение

The restrictions associated with the security. In addition, a document that previously governed the use of airspace of Ukraine, repealed, said the Ministry of transport.

The decision to establish a Temporary order of use of air space taken in connection with a possible threat to flight safety related to the lack of regulation of use of airspace by aircraft. This is stated in the statement of the Ministry of transport from Tuesday, June 12.

According to authorities, the June 1, 2018 repealed Provisions on use of airspace of Ukraine approved by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers.

In the Ministry of transport said that a Temporary order does not prohibit to launch drones above 50 m – but you will need to apply.

“Due to the necessity of informing the airspace users about the planned activities by use of airspace solely for reasons of safety”, – noted in the Ministry of transport.

Earlier, the State aviation service has set restrictions on flights of remotely piloted aircraft weighing up to two kilograms.

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