Dropping or spraying from an aircraft in flight

Applicable legislation:
Since dropping or spraying from an aircraft in flight is considered high risk operation in the Republic of Croatia, aircraft operators from the EU Member States, Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein and Switzerland must obtain approval for cross-border commercial high-risk operations (HR COM SPO) from their respective aviation authority. More detailed information can be found at High risk commercial specialised operations (HR COM SPO)

Third country operators

Third country operators must obtain approval for dropping or spraying from the Agency.

Third country operators shall apply in free form for approval for dropping or spraying containing the following data:
  • Name and address of the operator,
  • Type of operation requested (e.g. agriculture activities)
  • Type of aircraft and registration mark
  • Pilot(s) information (name and surname, number and type of pilot licence)
  • Area of operation
  • Purpose of dropping or spraying
  • Date or time period of operation
The following must be submitted together with the application:
  • Certificate or other equivalent document issued by operator’s national aviation authorities which authorizes the operator for this type of operation,
  • Certificate of registration,
  • Certificate of airworthiness,
  • Airworthiness review certificate (if applicable),
  • Valid licences, ratings and pilot medical certificates for the flight crew involved in operations,
  • Certificate of Insurance issued according to Regulation EC 785/2004,
  • Noise certificate (if applicable),
  • Detailed map of the area of operation.