Latest revision June 30, 2020 

Basic information

Entry:  Germany is part of the Schengen area. Flights within Schengen can land at any airport without the need to clear customs/immigration controls. Arrivals/Departures to/from any other countries need to proceed via international airports and clear the customs/immigration.
FPL: An FPL is compulsory for any flight which is partly or entirely carried out in a controlled airspace and, in general, also for international flights. There is an exemption for flights from/to Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia for which an FPL is not compulsory.
Microlights: Germany does not require permission for entry of foreign-registered microlights.


Useful links: 

ATC - The “Services/customers VFR” section contains briefing information for VFR pilots
AIP and other regulatory  - this application offers access to VFR AIP Germany - VFR-related information for pilots - AIS service is available on this link upon registration
Meteo – Austrocontrol webpage, which also provides free weather information for Germany. Few aviation weather sources in Germany are free of charge.  
MLA association DULV - Deutscher Ultraleichtflugverband
Airports - Information on all airports in Bavaria including photos
Other links - Airspace activation information - German Aeroclub


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German flying experience:

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