100m max height
Keep away from private property and crowds
keep off military facilities
Drone musth weight less than 4kg
All Drone Laws in US for 2020 (Complete Guide)
This is a guide for Turkey drone laws in 2020 (updated every year) where you'll get a clue about what you can or shouldn't do while flying a quadcopter anywhere in this country.
Table of Contents
Can I fly a drone in the Turkey?
As of 2019, the estimated number of civilian drones over Turkish skies exceeded 34,000. The number of those with drone pilot licenses was over 52,000. The numbers were published in a Daily Sabah article.
The importance of drones and their influence in everyday Turkish life is a good sign for amateurs and professionals across Turkey.
Email: Training & registration & licensing email@example.com
Flight permits: firstname.lastname@example.org
Certificates & airworthiness: email@example.com
Phone: (+90) 0312 204 2000
What are the Drone Laws in Turkey?
Drone use in Turkey is quite prevalent and they have just a few laws. Weight plays great importance, and we'll see bellow why.
What are my top drones to fly safely in US?
My following two recommendations are 2 great compact drones that are quite silent and also small enough to travel with and not stand out as annoying.
1.Dji Mavic Mini - The best international travel drone (under 250g)
No follow me
2.Dji Mavic Air 2 - My favorite drone overall
Follow + obstacle avoidance
DJI lowered it's price since it was first released.
Frequently asked questions
At this price, every dollar counts in getting yourself a better or worse drone and the differences can be significant.
I'm going to cover the main features of basic camera drones, not FPV or otherwise niche quadcopters.
Do I need to register my drone in Turkey?
Drone registration began in July 2019, permitting the flight of drones online, increasing drone traffic. Drones between 500 g to 25 Kg must be registered in this system. Pilots of these drones can use the license for sporting and commercial purposes.
- Commercial drones have a different registration process. Have a look here:
Can I bring my drone into Turkey?
According to the Directorate of Civil Aviation in Turkey, anyone planning on bringing a drone to the country must make an application of technical conformity. So as to qualify for submission it must be in accordance with the SHT-IHA Instruction.
As a foreigner seek prior approval otherwise the drone will be confiscated.
What documents are required when applying for a drone in Turkey?
- An application letter with the manufacturer details (including serial number) and place of submission.
- Certificate of conformity or any other related documentation.
- Written declaration
- Copy of invoice
- Service fee
Can I register a drone as a foreigner?
Drones above 500 g have to be registered and you must have a Turkish ID. With that in mind, contact the authorities for clarification.
What are the fines for breaking drone laws?
There are four fine categories ranging from $300 to $3000 depending on the law breached.