Laws on drone usage vary from country to country


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  • Thursday, 23 Nov 2017

Permit needed: Operating a drone is easy but technically every unmanned aircraft needs a permit from the DCA to fly in Malaysia.

PETALING JAYA: Laws governing drone usage vary from country to country but generally, most nations allow unmanned aerial vehicles to operate in their airspace with restrictions and conditions.

For example, Myanmar and Vietnam require drone operators to get a mandatory permit from their Defence Departments and their respective Civil Aviation Depart­ments to fly drones.

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