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Aerial Photography In Belarus
Drone use is allowed in Belarus, but there are several Belarus drone laws that need to be followed when flying in the country. Operators must ensure that they follow the following laws when flying in Belarus,
The sites marked on the map below have been marked as zones for not flying http://360pano.by/no_drons_by2.html
Drone flights are also restricted along the borders with Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia. In the rest of the country, drones can be flown up to 100m above ground or water. Source: Defense Ministry resolution No.19 of 27 September 2017.
An authorization is necessary for a commercial operation
Drones cannot be flown in the restricted areas without authorization from government agencies.
Please adhere to the above General Belarus Drone Laws however when flying your drone (What Is Recreational Drone Use?)
You must have an operating certificate before operating a drone for commercial use in Belarus. Click here to purchase assistance on how to obtain a permit, or contact the local aviation authority.(What Is Commercial Drone Use?)
For all operators who wish to obtain a safe flight experience with all possible precautions before any flight, we recommend using the Drone Pilot application. ¡Available for Belarus!
What benefits do I get from this application?
View your flight history
View made flight history to check things like duration, altitude, etc.
See flight regulations
See the latest and all flight regulations for your chosen region in the app’s app.
You can get notified about drone flights taking place nearby or many other useful things.
For a detailed guide to bringing your drone on airplanes click here. All drones should be brought on carry on luggage if possible. This is because according to the Montreal Convention, airlines are only liable for losses up to ~$1,000 USD. When traveling internationally, theft and lost luggage can be common issues, particularly if your flight has many connections. If your drone is worth more than $1,000 USD and you cannot bring it onto the plane you should consider shipping it with DHL, Fedex, or UPS instead and fully insure the shipment.
You should NOT place drone batteries in your checked baggage. All drone batteries should be placed in a Medium Size Lipo Battery Bag like the one shown here in the link and brought onto the plane in your carry on bag. Lithium-ion batteries are considered “dangerous goods” by airlines and rules surrounding these batteries on planes are EXTREMELY strict due to multiple incidents of these batteries catching fire. Failure to properly pack lithium-ion batteries in a bag such as the one shown in the link above can result in the airline seizing them, you getting fined, or being denied boarding.
Here is some video footage shot by Media Insight KSA when flying a drone in Saudi Arabia.
Read our buying guide for Buying Drones In Belarus. It includes information on drones for sale in Belarus, import taxes and requirements, payment, and shipping.
Belarus is an amazing country and there are many amazing places from Minsk to Gomel where you can capture amazing aerial photography while adhering to the drone laws in Belarus. Here is a video taken by Dzmitry Aleinik showcasing Belarus’s beauty from above.
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Belarus drone laws are up to date as of March, 2022
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