Fly down to 5m away from uninvolved persons (presently 50m)
Build Relevant Skills
Make money as a drone pilot with the A2 Certificate of Competency.
No further courses needed
Low annual renewal fees of £9 to the CAA and no annual flight tests
CDT have trained over 4,000 Commercial Drone students in the last 5 years
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Most frequent asked questions and answers
An A2 CofC allows drone pilots to fly an C2 class aircraft within the A2 subcategory of the Open Category and small legacy aircraft within the A1 transitional subcategory. This contrasts with the GVC, which allows pilots to fly in the specific category using visual line of sight (VLOS) and is required to obtain an Operational Authorisation.
Your qualification lasts for five years, after which you’ll have to renew it.
Yes anyone can operate a UAS for commercial gain within any category or subcategory. The purpose of the flight no longer dictates your requirement for training meaning there is no distinction between commercial and non-commercial operations.
No but once you're operating commercially you'll need to have insurance in place for liability to protect your operations and your equipment.
The latest CAA regulations are designed to make it easier to fly your drone for Commercial gain.