A drone flies in the nature

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General information in plain language

Welcome to our website.

Here you will find information on drone flights.

A drone flies in the air like an airplane. 

A person controls the drone. 

drone pilot

This person is called: the drone pilot

The drone pilot is not inside the drone.

The drone pilot is on the ground.

The drone pilot uses a remote control.

You cannot fly a drone everywhere.

There are rules for that.

There are places where you need permission. 

For example, if you want to:

  • fly over a hospital

German highway sign (Autobahn)
  • fly over a motorway

There is a form to apply for this. 


You can find a link to the form here:

We want everyone to know the rules for flying drones.

Everyone should find the information easily.

Map of Germany

That’s why we made a map.

The map is a computer tool.

The map shows all places of Germany.

The computer map shows you where

  • you can fly drones
  • you need permission to fly

The rules are different everywhere in Germany.

You can find the link to the map here:

How to use the map with a computer:

First choose where you want to fly your drone.

For example: Cologne

Then click on Cologne with your mouse.

Move your mouse over Cologne.

Make a circle with the mouse.

Now you see icons on the map.

You need permission in these places.

You can fly drones in places without icons.

You don’t need permission there.

What else we offer:

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Picture source: Pixabay.com (partly reworked)