Sarah Nilsson, JD, PhD, MAS
Sarah Nilsson, JD, PhD, MAS

Austria UAS Law


Austro Control



Federal Ministry - Republic of Austria


Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology


Aviation Act and UAV specifics  - in English

Regulations - in English

Apply for Operators Certificate

Model Aircraft Rules

Pilots operating Class 1 vehicles (line of sight) up to 150kg require an Austrian pilot's 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.


Austrian Aeronautics Industries Group (AAI): Austrian non-profit association founded in 1999. Represents the common interests of its members, namely the Austrian companies and organizations with business or research activities in the aeronautics/supply/industry, as well as in the sector of aircraft maintenance and service.


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