No drones beyond 400 feet from Dec !

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No drones beyond 400 feet altitude !

Government has announced regulations which will enable the safe, commercial usage of drones.

The regulations will be effective from 1st of December this year.

Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said, the regulations are intended to enable visual line-of-sight daytime-only and a maximum of 400 feet altitude operations.

He said, air space has been partitioned into Red Zone in which flying is not permitted, Yellow Zone that is controlled airspace and Green Zone for automatic permission.

Mr Pabhu said, these progressive regulations will encourage a vast Made in India drone industry. He expressed confidence that many new and exciting applications will emerge which will take India’s economy forward.