What class of airspace can RPAS above 7kgs fly in?
Do you need a permit or license to fly a RPAS in the UK?
No you don't, unless you want to do aerial work, in which case you need a qualification.
You do, but only if it's above 20kg or for commercial use.
What is the maximum permitted height to fly a RPAS in the UK?
What can you drop from a RPAS?
Nothing, because it endangers people and property.
Anything, as long as it doesn't endanger any person or property.
Only objects up to 1kg.
Only objects up to 500g.
Below what weight can you fly an RPAS in controlled airspace?
Do you need permission to fly an RPAS for the purposes of aerial work (anything that makes a profit while flying an RPAS)?
Yes, granted by NATS
Yes, granted by CAA
No, the RPAS retailer applies for blanket permission for each drone they sell.
What is the definition of a small unmanned surveillance aircraft?
A RPAS weighing 20kgs or less.
A RPAS weighing 7kgs or less.
Any RPAS with a camera.
A RPAS with a camera explicitly used for the purpose of surveillance.
How close are you allowed to fly a small unmanned surveillance aircraft to a congested area?
How close are you allowed to fly a small unmanned surveillance aircraft to an organised assembly of more than a thousand people?
How close are you allowed to fly a small unmanned surveillance aircraft to any vessel, vehicle or structure not under the control of the person flying the aircraft?
How close are you allowed to fly a small unmanned surveillance aircraft to any person? (two or more correct options)
If aircraft is landing or taking off, then 30 metres.
If aircraft is in general flight, then 50 metres.
If aircraft is landing or taking off, then 40 metres
If aircraft is landing or taking off, then 60 metres
What is the visual line of sight that you should keep an RPAS at?
500 metres horizontally, 400 feet vertically from the pilot.
400 metres horizontally, 300 feet vertically from the pilot.
600 metres horizontally, 500 feet vertically from the pilot.
700 metres horizontally, 600 feet vertically from the pilot.
Who has the responsibility for ensuring that the RPAS flight can be conducted safely?
The Drone Pilot
Air Traffic Controllers
Who is responsible for avoiding manned aircraft?
The RPAS Pilot
Pilot of the manned aircraft
Nobody, your RPAS is too small to worry about.
Who do you need to contact in order fly in controlled airspace (i.e. in class A,C,D or E)?
The air traffic control unit or aerodrome responsible.
Nobody, unless you are flying for commercial purposes.
Where can you find controllers responsible for controlled airspace?
Aeronautical information service.
The Yellow pages
What qualification do you need to fly an RPAS for commercial purposes ?
BNUC-S or RPQ-S
PPL-A, but for multi rotors, preferably PPL-H
Commercial pilot license (RPAS)