The previous month has been quite a time for the drone lovers here in Nepal. They got to see the introduction of a whole new bunch of DJI’s drones. And after a few weeks, surprisingly, Starck Tech, a subordinate of Jyoti Group, launched the much awaited DJI Mavic Pro. The Mavic Pro is priced at Rs. 1,35,299 and including the fly more combo will cost Rs.162,999.
WHERE TO BUY DJI MAVIC PRO IN NEPAL:
- Civil Trade Centre (CTC mall), Sundhara, Kathmandu, 5th Floor
- Evo Store, Labim Mall, Ground Floor, Pulchowk, Lalitpur
Tel: 977-1-5547648, 977-1-5554352
- Evo Store, Sherpa Mall, Ground Floor, Durbar Marg
Tel: 977-1-4225486, 977-1-4220659
- Evo Store, Mercantile Plaza, Ground Floor, Durbar Marg
Tel: 977-1-4212100, 977-1-4229660
If the specifications are considered, the DJI Mavic Pro is everything you’d want in a drone. It is equipped with a 4K camera and includes automated features such as collision-avoidance and precision flying. The device has a maximum flight time of 27 minutes, with speed up to 65 kilometers per hour. The aircraft is very light and can be folded into a small rectangle.
DJI Mavic Pro Specs Shootout:
- 12.35MP, 1/2.3″ CMOS sensor, FOV 78.8° 28 mm, f/2.2 lens
- 4K video at 30fps, 720p at 120fps
- 1080P/720P Live feed
- Max Speed: 40mph (65kph) in Sport Mode
- 3-axis mechanical gimbal
- DJI Goggles – Displays 85-degree view from the drone in full 1080p
- 3830mAh battery with up to 27 minutes of flight
- Transmission range of up to 4.3 mi (7km)
- Dimensions: 83x83x198mm (when folded); Weight: 734g (including battery and propellers, excluding gimbal cover)
- Two 1080p screens, Up to 1080p image transmission and OcuSync wireless low latency connection.
Rules and Regulations in Nepal Regarding the use of Drones:
It’s illegal to operate a drone in Nepal. But with official papers and permit, one can easily fly a drone. Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has set some rules regarding the use of drones. Operators must ensure that they follow the following rules/ laws issued by the Nepal Government:
- You must first apply for and receive permission from the Civil Aviation Authority before flying a drone.
- You cannot fly your drone over people or crowds of people.
- Respect others privacy when flying your drone, there have been reports of locals not appreciating drones flying near them.
- You must fly during daylight hours and only fly in good weather conditions.
- Do not fly your drone over military installations, power plants or other areas that could cause concern among the local authorities.
- Do not fly your drone near airports or in any area where aircraft are operating.
Process for obtaining a permit:
- First of all, you should take permission letter from the municipality of the place that you want to fly a drone.
- Second, you need to take a recommendation letter from the CDO office. The CDO office will give the recommendation letter only after getting the permission letter from the municipality.
- Then the police headquarters of the places that you want to fly your drone over will give you a security clearance letter or even provide security in those areas, if necessary.
- Then with security clearance letter and all the documents listed above, you should submit the documents to the CAAN. You do not need to pay money to get the permit to fly drones. The above-mentioned process will take 3 days in total.