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Anybody fly in southern Spain?

Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Discussion' started by Misha, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. Misha

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    Looking for tips/advice on flying in more remote parts of Spain. Can anybody help?
     
  2. Mike Walker

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    Hi Misha,
    I have flown (none commercial) a few times whilst visiting Spain without problems,
    I kept to none crowded beaches and remote areas, and generally followed UK regs, always LOS, max 120m height, 50m from property and persons.
    And obviously kept away from airports and any military areas, and got some really good photo's and footage.
    This is my experience, others may differ??
    Good luck, fly safe.
     
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    No problems flying near estepona - just made sure I was not a nuisance or an inconvenience to others
     
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  4. dronie

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    Unfortunately flying in Spain is not allowed without a permission, crowded beaches or not.
     
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    From what I have been reading you CAN fly a drone as a consumer in Spain. You can even legally buy them in Spain (Phantoms, etc) so...........do the math.
     
  6. Nils Blix

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    I live and fly near Malaga - I have over 300 flights with my Inspire 1 here and also about 300 flights with a Phantom. I have had no problems what so ever. Do not fly over crowded beaches over towns and over gathering of people. Non commercials are good to go. Be responsible and you will be nice
     
  7. Nils Blix

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    Where did you get this information ? New for us living and flying here (in Spain ) every day.
     
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    Here: Luz verde para el uso de los drones en EspaƱa

    and other places on the interwebs, as well as being told by spanish journalists. But I would love to be wrong as I'm going in two weeks.
     
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    ok, this one says for now you don't need a license for recreational use: Spain Drone Regulations

    Let's hope that is true. I will contact the police when I get there and ask (but they probably don't know it either).
     
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    I commented on my experience. I didn't think Spain was that kind of place. Nice to know what the "law" says but in practice never had any problems.

    I know neighbouring Gibraltar does not like UAV flying at all
     
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    Thanks, Nils. I appreciate the post. Good confidence boost for me knowing you are flying successfully in Andalucia which is where I am going to be.

    I am planning to fly over/around the Alhambra in Granada early morning before they open. Also planning some short flights in Cordoba, Seville, Jerez, Cadiz, Ronda, and various remote areas in the Grazalema.

    Have you flown near or in any cities?

    Kind regards - misha
     
  12. Nils Blix

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    I have not been flying in any big cities, but I fly regulary near ( and a bit in ) Velez Malaga ( 80 000 ihb). Do not fly over places where people actually live.