First Drone With A C2 Label
A week after DJI announced that the Mavic 3 would be the first drone to receive the C1 label, senseFly came out with the news that drones from their eBee X series may be the first to carry the C2 label. This means that the eBee X, eBee Geo, and eBee Ag in the Open category can be used close to people. The certificate was issued by the German inspection body NavCert GmbH.
Near populated areas
The eBee X, eBee Geo, and eBee Ag will be the first commercial drones with a C2 label, as defined in the European drone regulations. It states that from January 1, 2024, all newly sold drones must have a class designation. Otherwise, they may not be flown in open category A1 or A2 (except for drones weighing less than 250 grams).
Thanks to the award of the C2 classification, the eBee X-series drones in the Open category A2 can be used up to 30 meters away from uninvolved people on the ground. This means that the drone can be used for professional purposes close to populated areas…