Drone Laws - Lithuania



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effective from 2014. 1 May

II: The Operations unmanned aircrafts
10. The operation of the flight of unmanned aircraft in the airspace of the Republic of Lithuania is subject to the general rules for the use of unmanned aircraft:
10.1. the territory in which such flights do not preclude the local municipality and they are carried out in accordance with the prescribed conditions and requirements (if applicable);
10.2. seeing visually, it has made its flight direction and position, and in any event within 1000 m from the physical location of the controller;
10.3. maintaining a minimum distance of 50 meters from all types of vehicles, buildings and strangers;
10.4. for cities and towns in densely populated areas, or people gathering in open places limits.
11. The unmanned aircraft flights, in the absence of a single air traffic services provider permission prohibited controlled airspace located:
11.1. less than 1 nautical mile (about 1.8 km) radius of the Republic of Lithuania international Vilnius, Kaunas, Siauliai and Palanga airports aerodrome control points (hereinafter - control points) regardless of the height of the flight;
11.2. 1 - 3 for nautical miles (about 5.4 km) from the control points over nearby obstacles (trees, buildings, terrain elements, wiring, equipment, etc.);
11.3. within 3-mile radius of the check-points above 200 feet (about 60 meters) from the ground.
12. The rules in paragraph 11 of the unmanned aircraft flight restricted airspace controlled parts of the maps presented these rules 1 - 4 for the annexes.
13 unmanned aircraft in uncontrolled airspace prohibited:
13.1. over 400 feet (about 120 meters) from the ground, unless prior authorization by the CAA and the operations are conducted in accordance with the conditions set out in the permit;
13.2. Lithuanian Republic aerodrome traffic zones (vertical and horizontal limits), unless the user has received the written consent of the aerodrome and the aerodrome operator compliance with the conditions laid down.
14. Manned aircraft will always have priority over bepilotį aircraft. Unmanned aircraft banned from flying and endanger emerging and landing at aircraft.
15. Items of various materials or liquids can be sprayed or thrown from a flying unmanned aircraft only in accordance with the conditions set by the CAA.
16. Special activities in the airspace to fly unmanned aircraft shall be subject to the following airspace user to an authorization.
17. Before the flight of unmanned aircraft controller must have access to all flight safety information, legal requirements, local government requirements, meteorological situation (if the forecast).
18. If during the flight of unmanned aircraft controller should not be able to control the aircraft (Loss on aircraft management control) and the latter fly away from the aircraft, the manager of visual field of vision limits must be immediately informed by telephone the nearest air traffic control center, the phones are published by the CAA website. The report must be submitted the following information: aircraft manager's name, the place where the aircraft lost management control, the aircraft flight altitude and flight direction.