Germany Flying Tips

From the Alps of Bavaria to the coast of the North Sea, Germany has countless amazing locations for capturing aerial photos and videos.To help you fly your drone safely and responsibly, we’ve listed some important drone flight regulations and battery transportation policies below.

On May 24, 2019, the European Commission adopted a new set of regulations for the operation of drones across Europe. The regulations apply in Germany starting from December 31, 2020.
The Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure in Germany is transferring the EU regulations into the national law. The followings are some general rules for drone flight operations.

Fly below the altitude limit of 120 meters above the ground

Always maintain line of sight of the aircraft

Do not fly in and over sensitive areas

Do not fly over crowds

Drone operators must have liability insurance

Respect privacy of others and do not film/take pictures of anyone without their expressed consent