Drone Regulations in Panama

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  1. rustynutz

    rustynutz New Member

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    Hey, I'm heading down to Panama for vacation and would like to know if anyone can tell me the rules for operating a UAV in the country? I've been searching the web for info but cant seem to find much that's in English or anything that is really clear on what is required. Thanks!
     
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    I live here in Panama and could probably help if it isnt too late.
     
  3. Julioego

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    Hi! You will need to register your UAV or RTA (here) with Civil Aviation. It's very Fast. Bulding 808 in Albrook. Bring your UAV and register it. Then you can fly with the same rules as in the USA.
    Cheers.
     
  4. TommyL

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    Will I be allowed to bring my phantom 3 into Panama? Traveling from USA to Panama next week and don't want to get there and have it taken.
     
  5. Julioego

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    Hi Tommy, you should not have any problem. If they ask you, be sure to tell them that you already know that you will have to register your drone with "Aeronáutica Civil" in Albrook before attempting and flights.
    Be sure to do it. Its free and will save you from any trouble.
    Clayton park area is fantastic for aerial pictures as well as the beaches.
    Cheers!
     
  6. TommyL

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    Great thank you, there isn't much info out there in panama drone laws, you were a big help. I also have a piece of paper I printed out that says "formulario de registro de RPA Autoridad Aeronautica Civil Panama"
     
  7. Julioego

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    You are welcome. That form is the one you fill at the Aviation Agency. They place a small sticker on your drone with your reg number.
    Have a great trip.
     
  8. TommyL

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    will do:) thanks again
     
  9. TommyL

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    Is this the building where I should register? IMG_2207.PNG
     
  10. FlyingRod

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    How was it? Was that really simple to register? What documents is necessary (the AAC registration form mention "pilot license"?
     
  11. TommyL

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    Hi, sorry for the late reply. You need to go to the Albrook Airport. Inside just ask around for drone registration, there offices are upstairs. There's a woman there who will give you a sticker to put on your drone. There's a form you should probably fill out before you get there just to make things easier. I believe is already linked in this forum.
     
  12. FlyingRod

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    Thanks for the info!
     
  13. FlyingRod

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    The AAC's office (as TommyL mentioned) has really moved to the Albrook Airport, and it is located currently downstairs, next to main entrance. It took me 5 minutes to get the drone registered. It all went ok!
    Thanks again to TommyL and Julioego for all the information, registration form, regulation, etc!
    Let's fly!!!!
     
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  14. TommyL

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    Glad we now have solid info on panama drone registration :)
     
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