NCAA Issues First Drones Operator Certificate To Oando



The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Thursday issued its first Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs)/Drones Operator’s Certificate (ROC) to Oando Plc.

Capt. Muhtar Usman, Director General, NCAA, presented the certificate to the Oando management at the Aviation House in Lagos.

Usman noted that the organisation was pioneering the issuance of certificate to civil and private operators in the unmanned aircraft operations category.

“Oando Reservoir and Production Services Ltd. received the certificate having satisfied the requirements and found competent to secure the safe operation of the aircraft type Lockheed Martin’s SN 248-255.

“The certificate is for flights with the purpose of aerial work specifically Environmental Observation Monitoring and Protection,’’ he said.

The director general advised the company to ensure strict compliance with all the…

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