What is the difference between unmanned aircraft (UA) Class 1 and 2 activity permit?
You need a Class 1 activity permit for unmanned aircraft activities that are not for recreational or educational purposes. To apply for a Class 1 activity permit, you must also have a valid operator permit.
For outdoor recreational or educational activities, you will need a Class 2 activity permit if any of the following conditions apply:
Operating altitude higher than 200 feet above mean sea level (AMSL);
Within 5km of a civil aerodrome /military airbase; or
Within any Restricted Area, Danger Area or Protected Area.