What do you have to keep in mind?

  • Learn how the drone works and test it out.

  • Observe the manufacturer's guidelines.

  • Pay attention to wind, weather and obstacles.

  • Give manned aircraft the right-of-way and stay clear of them.

  • Keep a safe distance from public pathways and overhead power lines.

  • Observe data protection rules and regulations.

  • Obtain liability insurance.

  • Are you using the drone for commercial purposes? You will need to get the permission of the local aviation authority (Landesluftfahrtbehörde).