Mysuru: Iconic Mysore Palace has been declared a no-drone flying zone by the Mysore Palace Board. However, one has to seek prior permission to carry drone cameras as the historical edifice comes under the Yellow Zone, according to a press release issued by Mysore Palace Board Deputy Director T S Subrahmanya. Board.
The release said that flying drones over Mysore Palace has been restricted for security purpose and it has been classified under Yellow Zone where one can take prior permission to fly drones and it is a controlled airspace.
In Yellow Zone, permission can be sought from Airports Authority of India (AAI), Indian Air Force (IAF), Navy, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), etc., as per the requirement. The yellow zone is controlled airspace.
In Red zone: Drones are strictly not allowed.
In Green Zone, no flight permission will be required for up to 400 feet and up to 200 feet in the area between 8 and 12 km from the airport perimeter. “Green zones” are the airspace up to a vertical distance of 400 feet that have not been designated as red zone or yellow zone in the airspace map according to the Drone Policy.