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Continued validity of old permits for the operation of model aircraft

The operation of model aircraft within the framework of air sports associations enjoys a long tradition in Germany. Above all, operation within the association structure ensures the safety of model flying. 

In the past, the state aviation authorities issued ascent permits for model flight, which are now being integrated into the new drone law. In connection with the continued validity of these old permits, the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) provides the state aviation authorities with the following information.

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