You are welcome in Chile with your UAV. Above the 250 gram it is obligated to get a permit.
To get a permit, see the links below.
Maximum take-off weight: Above 250 gram, you need a permit
Maximum hight: 130 meters / 426 ft.
Maximum horizontal distance: 500 meters 1,640 ft, and the UAV pilot must keep visual contact at all times with the UAV
Insurance: Liability insurance obligated
Distance Airports / Heliports: 2 km / 1.24 mi
Night flights: Prohibited
Prohibited: Torres del Paine National Park en other places marked as a “No Fly Zone.”
Not above Rescue workers or disaster areas.
Useful link: Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Chile(DGAC)
UAV rules: Click here .
Contact information: email@example.com / +56 2 2439 2000
To register, you have to email the information below to DGAC:
- Manufacturer and production country
- Brand, model, and serial number
- Type of motorization
- Maximum take-off weight.
- Details of built-in technical equipment
- Autonomous flight functions
- 10 x 15 cm colored photo (jpeg format) of the UAV
- Demonstration of the operation of the emergency parachute.
If you send this to the DGAC, they wil send you a registrationcard, keep this with you when you are entering
the country, and when you are flying. This regisgrationcard is valid for 12 months.