A week after DJI became the first drone manufacturer in the world to receive the Class C1 type certificate under the new EU drone regulations, three more drones have been given class identification labels for operations in the European Economic Area.

senseFly, an AgEagle company, announced today that its eBee X, eBee Geo, and eBee Ag fixed-wing commercial drones have been designated with the C2 class identification label in accordance with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulations. As such, drone operators flying C2-labeled eBee drones will be able to conduct missions in the “Open” category with all the advantages that it entails.

And what exactly are the benefits of being able to operate a lightweight eBee drone in the “Open” category?

  • You can operate in areas prohibited to drones above 8.8 lb. or 4 kg.
  • You can fly at a horizontal distance of 30 meters from uninvolved people. By contrast, heavy drones must maintain a distance of 150 meters…


Source: dronedj.com