Drone Laws in Uruguay
In this post, you will find the current laws for the use of drones in Uruguay.
In Uruguay, drones are divided into three distinct categories: Menores (Small, up to 25 kg total weight), Medianos (Medium, 25 kg – 260 kg), Mayores (Large, over 260 kg). The Menores classification applies to most widely available drones. Private drone users do not have to register in this weight class.
Overview: Drone rules in Uruguay
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Further drone rules in Uruguay
During the flight eye contact with the aircraft must be ensured.
If you want to fly a drone for commercial purposes in Uruguay, you must obtain a permit from the DINACIA (“Permiso de Operador de Dispositivo Aéreo Operado a Distancia”).
Safety distances and flight bans
Drone flights in controlled airspace and near airports are only possible after clearance from air traffic control.
Generally not allowed are the transport of persons, international air traffic (i.e., border crossings) or flights over populated areas and crowds.
I have not heard anything about other safety distances. Always fly safely so that you do not endanger anyone with your multicopter.
We have researched the listed drone regulations for Uruguay to the best of our knowledge. We cannot guarantee the correctness of the information. If you want to be on the safe side, contact the competent aviation authority. Alternatively, you can also ask the embassy in your country for further information about the regulations. Please leave us a comment when you receive news and/or gain experience with your copter in Uruguay!