Mavic 3 C1, drone buyers guide 2022 countering ccp drones actDJI granted world’s first C1 EU-type examination certificate allowing operations in Europe

By Jim Magill

Shenzhen, China-based DJI, the world’s leading drone manufacturer, has been granted the first C1 EU-type examination certificate allowing drones to operate under the new European drone regulation framework.

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TÜV Rheinland, the international testing service provider charged with certifying civilian unmanned aerial vehicles for operating in European Union-affiliated countries, announced the granting of the certificate on August 18.

The testing agency’s experts “comprehensively tested the Mavic 3 system from manufacturer DJI for compliance with the drone class C1 requirements of the new regulation (EU) 2019/945,” TÜV Rheinland said in a statement.

In a press release, DJI said the C1 certificate, which requires the user to update to C1-compliant firmware, brings a number of advantages to the company.

“Users can fly…