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Who is the regulator?

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Each country has it’s own regulator for the use of drones. Regulation of drones that are Remotely Piloted Aircraft almost always comes under the aviation rules of a country. As this is a developing field, regulators often struggle to keep up with the technology.

It is extremely important that you understand and follow the rules in your country as in some cases there are sever penalties for not obeying the rules. Here is a list of countries, and links to the relevant regulator, and some contact details.

Argentina: National Civil Aviation Administration of Argentina (ANAC)

Contact: info@anac.gov.ar / +54 11 5941-3000 / 3007

Brazil: Brazilian Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC)

Contact: processes.pel@anac.gov.br / +32 02 277 4307

Chile: Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Chile (DGAC)

Contact: dirdgac@dgac.cl / +56 2 2439 2000

Colombia: Colombian Civil Aviation Authority (CAAC)

Contact: grupo.technico@aerocivil.gov.co / +57 1 425 1000

Mexico: Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC)

Contact: gobmx@funcionpublica.gob.mx / +52 5 687 7660

Peru: General Directore of Civil Aeronautics

Contact: atencionalciudadano@mtc.gob.pe / + 51 1 615 7800

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