Indonesia Drone

Prior to the introduction of domestic drone regulations this year, Indonesians have used drones for a variety of applications, including environmental conservation and traffic management. On July 28th the Ministry of Transportation introduced regulations that will limit the areas in which civilians may use unmanned aircrafts. Licenses will also need to be acquired in order to fly UAVs in Indonesian airspace. The new regulations lays out restrictions on where drones can fly, and also requires drone users to register their flight plans with the local civil navigation authority. In addition, changes to the flight plan must be submitted to the Ministry of Transportation seven days prior to the operation of the unmanned aircraft.



Drones in Indonesia have been used in various environmental protection and conservation programs. Here is a list of environmental campaigns that have made use of drones: