Bombay Flying Club Becomes First DGCA-Approved Drone Training School: Centre

On June 5, the ministry had issued draft guidelines for manufacturing and use of drones (Representational)

New Delhi:

The Bombay Flying Membership has turn into the primary DGCA-approved drone coaching faculty of the nation, the Civil Aviation Ministry stated Monday.

“Excellent news for drone customers. Need to be knowledgeable drone pilot? If sure, then register on the Bombay Flying Membership as Bombay Flying Membership turns into the primary DGCA-approved drone coaching faculty of India,” the ministry stated on Twitter.

In an order dated July 20, the DGCA authorized the membership’s software “for conducting distant pilot coaching for remotely piloted plane methods”.

Nevertheless, it stated the membership must fulfill sure circumstances concerning aerial images, security, insurance coverage and take clearances from native administration, the Defence Ministry, the Dwelling Ministry, the Indian Air Drive and the Airports Authority of India.

The ministry has began from June eight the registration course of for non-compliant drones which weren’t registered with the Directorate Basic of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and haven’t been granted drone acknowledgement numbers (DANs).

It gave the same one-time alternative for voluntary disclosure of such drones between January 14 and January 31. A complete of 19,553 non-compliant drones had been registered throughout this era.

On June 5, the ministry had issued draft guidelines for manufacturing and use of drones within the nation whereby it has proposed that an authorised drone producer or importer can promote its gadgets solely to a person or entity authorized by the DGCA.

It’ll concern the ultimate guidelines as soon as it deliberates on feedback acquired from the stakeholders on draft guidelines.

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