Drone Flying

All researchers wishing to fly drones must obey the drone code (https://dronesafe.uk/drone-code/).

Let Nigel Fisher know well in advance and make sure he's ok with it (nigel.fisher@admin.ox.ac.uk).

At the beginning of the day, you must call Brize Norton RAF and Oxford airport air traffic control (ATC)

Information they may require:

1. Description of area or coordinates

  • ForestGEO plot: N 51.7742, W 1.3378
  • Marley wood: N 51.7652, W 1.3103

2. Height of flight

  • Must not exceed 122m (400ft) AGL at any time

3. Weight of drone

  • (DJI Phantom 4: 1.5kg)

4. Name and contact phone number


 The university's policy on drone-flying can be found here.

All drones must be registered: https://safety.web.ox.ac.uk/article/registration-of-drones 



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