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Policy Introduction

French authorities allow drone flights under DGAC (Direction Générale de l’Aviation Civile) regulations.The DGAC issued a series of regulations for drone flight operations, and some highlights of these regulations are listed below.

Fly below the DGAC’s altitude limit (150 meters)

Don’t fly in dangerous areas

Always keep your drone within line of sight

Don’t fly over people

Respect image rights and privacy rights

Don't fly at night

Please Note

  • Shots for commercial use is subject to special rules.
  • Don't fly FPV without a spotter.
  • Check the terms of any insurance policies concerning drones.
*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: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒCEDRIC CAIN

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒCEDRIC CAIN

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒOlivier Mansiot

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒOlivier Mansiot