European Drone Regulations – DRONELIFE
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) released basic drone regulations last year. The basic regulations defined the roles of EASA and member states, and outlined the basic framework for drone rules. Europe has adopted operations-centric, risk-based regulations – outlined in the graphic below, shared with DRONELIFE. Regulation 2019/947 defines three categories of UAS operations (open, specific and certified).
Understanding the regulations, and the responsibilities of individual member states, is important for drone manufacturers. Get it right, and EASA aircraft certification enables business with all…