Drone Laws in Austria

A list of drone regulations and links for drone pilots in Austria.

drone-laws-in-austriaAustria Regional Governing Body

Austro Control

Luftfahrtgesetz (LFG)
Aviation Act

UAV specifics:

Part 2
http://www.ris.bka.gv.at/Dokumente/BgblAuth/BGBLA_2013_I_108/BGBLA_2013_I_108.html

http://www.austrocontrol.at/luftfahrtbehoerde/lizenzen__bewilligungen/flugbewilligungen/unbemannte_lfz

Regulations:

Part 2 (includes Unmanned and Non line of sight)
http://www.ris.bka.gv.at/Dokumente/BgblAuth/BGBLA_2013_I_108/BGBLA_2013_I_108.html

Applying for an Operators’ Certificate:

http://www.austrocontrol.at/jart/prj3/austro_control/data/dokumente/bqTbx_FO_LFA_PPS_049_DE.pdf

Model Aircraft

Part 2, Section 4
http://www.ris.bka.gv.at/Dokumente/BgblAuth/BGBLA_2013_I_108/BGBLA_2013_I_108.html

UAV Operator Qualification Requirements

Pilots operating Class 1 vehicles (line of sight) up to 150kg require an Austrian pilots’ license or the license for a category C or D. Alternatively a pilot can undertake a test in the subject of air law at Austro Control:
ttp://www.austrocontrol.at/luftfahrtbehoerde/lizenzen__bewilligungen/flugbewilligungen/unbemannte_lfz

Class 2 vehicles (no line of sight) are for for testing only.

Regional Organizations