Other Permits

CIVIL AERONAUTICS AUTHORITY (AAC)
AUTHORIZATION REQUEST FOR THE OPERATION OF UNMANNED RADIO CONTROLLED ROCKETS AND AIRCRAFTS (UAV AND UAS)

(For exclusive use on scientific, academic, and educational work)

To apply for an authorization for the operation of unmanned radio controlled rockets and aircrafts from the CIVIL AERONAUTICS AUTHORITY (AAC), you MUST include the following information/documents in your application package:

  1. Formulario de Solicitud de Permiso de Actividades Aéreas Especiales (DRONES) Dentro de la FIR CTA/PANAMA duly completed in Spanish and signed.
  2. Plan de Vuelo Para Aeronaves No Tripuladas duly completed in Spanish and signed
    (For your convenience we can provide a list of independent translators that you may contact directly).
  3. Informed Consent Letter (written authorization required for overflights in private properties, indigenous reserves, protected areas, and The Panama Canal Watershed).
    NOTE: The Civil Aeronautics Authority (AAC) will not authorize overflights without the Informed Consent Letter(s).

PLEASE CONTACT THE SCIENTIFIC PERMIT OFFICE (STRI-PERMITS@SI.EDU) IF YOU REQUIRE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, OR IF IN DOUBT IF YOUR RESEARCH SITES WILL REQUIRE THE INFORMED CONSENT LETTER

You MUST submit your request 15 days in advance of your proposed overflight.

You MUST submit a separate request for overflights on non-consecutive day’s

PLEASE SEND THE DULY COMPLETED PERMIT APPLICATION PACKAGE TO THE SCIENTIFIC PERMITS OFFICE: STRI-PERMITS@SI.EDU


Rev. 08/2016