Are you eligible to fly a Remotely-Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) ?

Question 1 of 17

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What class of airspace can RPAS above 7kgs fly in?

Select one of the following:

  • Class A

  • Class G

  • Class C

  • Class D

Question 2 of 17

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Do you need a permit or license to fly a RPAS in the UK?

Select one of the following:

  • 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.

Question 3 of 17

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What is the maximum permitted height to fly a RPAS in the UK?

Select one of the following:

  • 400 feet

  • 500 feet

  • 600 feet

  • 300 feet

Question 4 of 17

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What can you drop from a RPAS?

Select one of the following:

  • 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.

Question 5 of 17

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Below what weight can you fly an RPAS in controlled airspace?

Select one of the following:

  • 7kg

  • 10kg

  • 15kg

  • 20kg

Question 6 of 17

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Do you need permission to fly an RPAS for the purposes of aerial work (anything that makes a profit while flying an RPAS)?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes, granted by NATS

  • Yes, granted by CAA

  • No, the RPAS retailer applies for blanket permission for each drone they sell.

Question 7 of 17

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What is the definition of a small unmanned surveillance aircraft?

Select one of the following:

  • 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.

Question 8 of 17

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How close are you allowed to fly a small unmanned surveillance aircraft to a congested area?

Select one of the following:

  • 150 metres

  • 160 metres

  • 180 metres

  • 200 metres

Question 9 of 17

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How close are you allowed to fly a small unmanned surveillance aircraft to an organised assembly of more than a thousand people?

Select one of the following:

  • 150 metres

  • 160 metres

  • 180 metres

  • 200 metres

Question 10 of 17

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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?

Select one of the following:

  • 50 metres

  • 150 metres

  • 180 metres

  • 200 metres

Question 11 of 17

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How close are you allowed to fly a small unmanned surveillance aircraft to any person? (two or more correct options)

Select one or more of the following:

  • 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

Question 12 of 17

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What is the visual line of sight that you should keep an RPAS at?

Select one of the following:

  • 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.

Question 13 of 17

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Who has the responsibility for ensuring that the RPAS flight can be conducted safely?

Select one of the following:

  • The Drone Pilot

  • Air Traffic Controllers

  • CAA

Question 14 of 17

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Who is responsible for avoiding manned aircraft?

Select one of the following:

  • The RPAS Pilot

  • Air Traffic Controllers

  • Pilot of the manned aircraft

  • Nobody, your RPAS is too small to worry about.

Question 15 of 17

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Who do you need to contact in order fly in controlled airspace (i.e. in class A,C,D or E)?

Select one of the following:

  • The air traffic control unit or aerodrome responsible.

  • CAA

  • NATS

  • Nobody, unless you are flying for commercial purposes.

Question 16 of 17

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Where can you find controllers responsible for controlled airspace?

Select one of the following:

  • Aeronautical information service.

  • The Army.

  • The Yellow pages

Question 17 of 17

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What qualification do you need to fly an RPAS for commercial purposes ?

Select one of the following:

  • None

  • BNUC-S or RPQ-S

  • PPL-A, but for multi rotors, preferably PPL-H

  • Commercial pilot license (RPAS)

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Are you eligible to fly a Remotely-Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) ?

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