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Policy Introduction

Chinese authorities allow tourists to fly drones under Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) regulations. The CAAC has issued a series of regulations for drone flight operations. Some highlights of these regulations are as follows:

Check the local aviation authority's website and review all relevant rules and regulations before flying

Do not use aircraft to drop or transport items

Operators must keep aircraft within their line of sight while flying

Do not fly at night

Always fly below the CAAC’s altitude limit (120 m)

Register your drone with the relevant local authorities before flying

Please Note

  • Operators must purchase third-party liability insurance for their aircraft.
  • Check for local no-fly zones before flying.
  • Minors under 18 years of age must fly aircraft under the supervision of a parent or adult guardian.
  • Operators must obtain a business license when flying aircraft for commercial purposes.
  • Keep away from airports, international borders, military areas, government institutions, power plants, transformer substations, docks, ports, railways, roads, and public gatherings.
  • Do not fly drones under the effects of medicine or alcohol.
*The content above is just for reference and is subject to change.

Battery Transportation

Please read through your airline's battery transportation regulations when traveling with LiPo batteries.We've listed IATA safety and security regulations for battery transportation here for your reference, and most airlines’ regulations are similar to these.

Learn about regulations for your specific product

Small Batteries

Battery Energy<100 Wh
Carry-on BaggageEach passenger can carry no more than 20 detached batteries on board. Attached batteries can be carried on board.
Checked-in BaggageDetached batteries cannot be checked in. Equipment with small attached batteries can be checked in.
Common EquipmentMavic Series, Phantom Series, Spark, Osmo Series, product accessories.
 apply to this battery regulation

Medium Batteries

Battery Energy100-160 Wh
Carry-on BaggageEach passenger can carry no more than 2 detached batteries on board. Attached batteries can be carried on board.
Checked-in BaggageDetached batteries cannot be checked in. Equipment with medium attached batteries can be checked in.
Common EquipmentCertain Inspire and Matrice aircraft.
 apply to this battery regulation

Large Batteries

Battery Energy>160 Wh
Carry-on BaggageCannot be carried on board.
Checked-in BaggageCannot be checked in.
Common EquipmentMG Series, Certain Matrice aircraft.
 apply to this battery regulation

*The rules above are just for your reference and subject to change. For specific and detailed regulations, visit your airline's website.

Selected Aerial Images

Credit: DJI Forum(CN) ,Photographer ⓒKevin.liu

Credit: DJI Forum(CN) ,Photographer ⓒKevin.liu

Credit: DJI Forum(CN) ,Photographer ⓒ党剑

Credit: DJI Forum(CN) ,Photographer ⓒ党剑

Credit: DJI Forum(CN) ,Photographer ⓒ色觉航拍

Credit: DJI Forum(CN) ,Photographer ⓒ色觉航拍

Credit: DJI Forum(CN) ,Photographer ⓒ张向东

Credit: DJI Forum(CN) ,Photographer ⓒ张向东

Credit: DJI Forum(CN) ,Photographer ⓒ祝云川

Credit: DJI Forum(CN) ,Photographer ⓒ祝云川