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Policy Introduction

Irish authorities allow tourists to fly drones under Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) regulations. The IAA has issued a series of regulations for drone flight operations. Some highlights of these regulations are as follows:

Fly Below the IAA’s altitude limit of 120 m

Do not fly over urban areas

Stay 5 km away from airports

Stay 30 m away from groups of people, sea vessels, vehicles or buildings

Operators must keep aircraft within their line of sight while flying

Do not fly over crowds of people

Please Note

  • All drones over 1 kg must be registered
  • Do not fly in restricted areas (civil- or military-controlled airspace)
  • Do not take off and land your aircraft on private land without permission of the landowner
  • Do not fly aircraft farther than 300 m from the operator
  • Check the Local Aviation Authority's Website
*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 ⓒEdgar Allan

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒEdgar Allan

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒEdgar Allan

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒEdgar Allan