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Policy Introduction

Macanese authorities allow pilots to fly drones in compliance with Civil Aviation Authority of Macao Special Administrative Region (AACM) regulations. The AACM has issued a series of regulations for drone flight operations, and some highlights of these regulations are listed below:

Always fly below the AACM’s altitude limit (30 m)

Always maintain visual contact with your drone

Always check the AACM website for updates and information before flying

Do not fly drones that weigh more than 7 kg. (All DJI drones are under 7 kg.)

Do not fly above populated areas

Do not fly at night

Please Note

  • Stay away from sensitive buildings, infrastructure, and facilities.
  • Always ensure that you are within 100 m of the drone that you are operating.
  • Do not use your drone to carry explosive or hazardous materials.
  • Do not fly within 100 m of a gathering of 100 persons or more.
  • Do not drop items from your drone.
  • Drones that weigh more than 250 g are required to have an attached identity tag with the owner’s name and telephone number, in both English and Chinese.
*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 ⓒDavid Lee

Credit: SkyPixel , Photographer ⓒDavid Lee

Credit: SkyPixel , Photographer ⓒGareth Lee

Credit: SkyPixel , Photographer ⓒGareth Lee

Credit: SkyPixel , Photographer ⓒKevinzhen 黄昆震

Credit: SkyPixel , Photographer ⓒKevinzhen 黄昆震

Credit: SkyPixel , Photographer ⓒKevinzhen 黄昆震

Credit: SkyPixel , Photographer ⓒKevinzhen 黄昆震