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Permission required flying drones, remote-controlled toy planes

  • Prior permission must be obtained
  • Such unauthorized flights are considered as a threat to national security
  • All have been requested to refrain from flying of these unauthorized aerial vehicles
Update : 15 Jan 2024, 08:19 PM

Any individual or government and private  organization has to obtain written permission at least 45 days before flying  an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV, or commonly known as drones), Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) and remote controlled toy plane.

Alongside flying these aerial vehicles, the trend of flying kites have increased, fire lanterns and laser light and high-powered torch lights are used in the areas close to the airbase of Bangladesh Air Force. 

Prior permission must be obtained in line with the specifications spelt out in the form available on the website of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB), a press release of Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) said on Monday.

All these unauthorized flights may cause accidents by crashing into various authorized domestic and foreign passenger planes, helicopters and high-speed military aircraft.

Moreover, such unauthorized flights are considered as a threat to national security and are a punishable offense under existing laws in Bangladesh.

All have been requested to refrain from flying these unauthorized aerial vehicles and other things including kites, fire lanterns and using of laser light and high-powered torch lights to avert untoward incidents.

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