For those sitting at home and only have their pet hobby of flying drones to kill time with, well yes you can still fulfill your inner desire but before that ensure you have acquired the relevant permit from the Civil Aviation Authority.
Currently on the security force approved by the National Security Council can operate these unmanned aerial vehicles, which are being used to conduct various surveillance in city centres and hotspots. Malaysian authority are using these drones to check on peoples movement, monitor situation at Enhanced MCO zones and in keeping watch over detention camps. Security Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob reminded drone owners to get permission from CAAM before taking their devices for a spin.
Be it commercial use of drones for site inspection or for fun activity like aerial photography, the usage of these machines are now under the purview of CAAM and have been mandated as mini-aircraft’s that require security clearance.
Hobbyist you can’t just fly your drone in your neighborhood, one complain and you’re in the dock with the inter-state violators.