Flying drones in Richmond Park
Richmond Park has a designated flying zone – the Richmond Park Flying Field.
The Royal Parks and Metropolitan Police have produced the following Flying Guide:
Model Aircraft and Drone Flying
The designated area for the flying of model aircraft and drones is a circle of radius approximately 75m from this notice or 250m in a line, if flown in a south westerly direction from this notice
Powered model aircraft and drones must not exceed a wingspan of 1m.
Model gliders must not exceed a wingspan of 4m
Powered aircraft and drones may not be flown after 13.00 hours on weekends or bank holidays
Persons flying any aircraft must be insured against third party risks in respect of the model aircraft, drone or glider and the insurance policy must be endorsed as to indemnify The Royal Parks
Model aircraft, drones or gliders may not be flown at a height above 100m
Competitive flying, launching of balloons or rockets is not permitted
Flying must cease if deer are present in the flying area
By order of the Secretary of State
The Flying Field is shown on The DronePrep Map.
For more information including Richmond Park’s drone access policy, click on this link: https://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/richmond-park/visitor-information/flying-drones-in-richmond-park
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