At present -- following several runway closures at Dubai Airport in recent years costing an estimated US$1 million (Dh3.67 million) a minute; the last being on February 15 for just under 30 minutes -- the DCAA
demands all drone purchasers, no matter what size their drone is, to first obtain a licence.
Ahli, director general, DCAA
and CEO of dans, said: "In line with the economic vision set for the emirate of Dubai and in alignment with our dedication to support the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to connecting minds to build a better future, and to support the leadership of Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, dans chairman, the launch of the new dans' Training Facility will mark a very important and unparalleled milestone in the history of the UAE's ATM sector."
For a recreational hobbyist licence, the training costs under Dh2,000 and the DCAA
registration and licence fees is Dh520.
Founded in 2003, PVBS offers the premier Microsoft Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA
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the approval sought from the DCAA
to officially begin conducting business and
It was established by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA
) to test and certify drone operators and drones in UAE with DCAA
Each operator request approved through a DCAA
no-objection certificate dictates the drone's maximum height, speed, attitude, latitude and longitude.
Sanad Academy is the UAE's first RPA (Remotely Piloted Aircraft) training and certification specialist endorsed by DCAA
. It is responsible for training, testing and certifying drone operators and drones in the UAE.
Industry, taxpayers, Congress and most importandy the armed forces thus all have a common interest in a properly configured and efficient oversight framework focused on risk-based processes and procedures that allow the DCAA
to perform its primary role of assisting contracting officers to make decisions.
Emirates and Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA
) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that allows them to explore opportunities for collaboration in innovation and development across a number of areas, which will contribute to the aviation sector in the UAE and regionally.
And if calculations from Michael Rudolph, head of aviation regulation and safety at the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA
), are anything to go by, the incident may have just cost Dubai close to $69 million.
New no-fly zones for drones have been revealed by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA
), including a ban on using the devices near airports and royal palaces.