A liability insurance for drones with a total weight of 500g or more is mandatory.

The proof of insurance must be carried.

Insurance is also recommended for drones under 500g.


Flies in hunting and nature reserves as well as disturbances by third parties must be avoided.

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  Basic training in the safe handling of a drone is recommended.

Photographs of persons may only be taken with their consent.



Regardless of the weight class, aircraft may not be operated in a risky manner.

According to Articles 237-239 StGB, deliberate disruption of public transport and public enterprises is punishable by law.

  Flights over military installations are prohibited.