Posted 14 марта 2023,, 11:28

Published 14 марта 2023,, 11:28

Modified 14 марта 2023,, 11:36

Updated 14 марта 2023,, 11:36

Following the drones: citizens are obliged to register hang gliders

Following the drones: citizens are obliged to register hang gliders

14 марта 2023, 11:28
The State Duma adopted in the third reading a law that obliges residents of the country to register with the Federal Air Transport Agency not only drones, but also other civil ultralight aircraft with a design weight of up to 115 kg.
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Previously, only drones with a mass of 0.15 to 30 kg were subject to mandatory registration, but now the obligation to register equipment for state registration has also been extended to owners of manned SAF such as hang gliders, paragliders, paragliders, paramotors, single-seat gliders and microplanes.

As Interfax notes, according to the amendments made to Air Code on the initiative of the Government of the Russian Federation, it is necessary to register aircraft weighing 115 kg or less in Rosaviation.

All civil ultralight aircrafts are subject to mandatory registration, regardless of the place of their production. The law will come into force on September 1, 2023.

In addition, in the case of aviation incidents involving unregistered aircraft, their investigation becomes mandatory. Previously, this requirement applied only to those vessels that have a registration number.

It should be noted that over the past few months, several emergencies with ultralight aircraft have been recorded in the Russian Federation at once. At the end of 2022 in A 60-year-old hang glider pilot who hit trees during the flight was killed in the Orenburg region. Before that, two more hang glider pilots who crashed near Perm were injured. Earlier it was also reported that when a homemade plane crashed in Two people were killed in the Irkutsk region.