As you can see from the following I have lots of hoops to jump through.
I am at present training to fly a drone safetly and I will be obtaining insurance from the BMFA
Once all of this has been completed, including a practical examination I hope to get permission from the relative bodies to make the videos.
In regulated airspace
Outside regulated airspace
Air traffic control permission is not required for model aircraft below 7 kg. However, the relevant air traffic control should be consulted at least 28 days prior to the event.
Air traffic control permission is required for model aircraft of 7 kg or more. The relevant air traffic control should be consulted at least 28 days prior to the event.
Permission must be obtained from the CAA for model aircraft over 7 kg to be flown over 400 ft above ground level.
The Air Navigation Order defines a congested area as being ‘any area of a city, town or settlement which is substantially used for residential, industrial, commercial or recreational purposes’
Permission must be obtained from the CAA to land or operate within a congested area. Permissions granted may be valid for one flight or for a period of up to 12 months.
Applying for Permission
CAA Form SRG 1304, together with the appropriate fee, should be sent to the Flight Operations Inspectorate (General Aviation). Details of costs can be found in the CAA Scheme of Charges - General Aviation.
Please note that this fee will not be refunded if the application is refused.
Breaches of Regulations and Complaints
Complaints should be directed to The Head of Aviation Regulation Enforcement and Investigation Branch, CAA House, 45-59 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6TE.
Before any action is contemplated, positive evidence must be provided in relation to the identity and location of the aircraft.
CAP 789 'Requirements and Guidance Material for Operators', Annex 1 to Chapter 21 - "Onshore Operating Site Selection and Survey Procedure"