Quantum-Systems’ Trinity F90+ drone gets EASA C3 certification
German fixed-wing drone manufacturer Quantum-Systems has racked up another accomplishment in what has already been an eventful year by obtaining the European Union Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) C3 certification of its Trinity F90+ UAV.
Munich-based Quantum-Systems said its triple-prop Trinity F90+ obtained C3 qualification from Alter Technology, a Spanish unit of the TÜV Nord Group accredited to process drone certification requests. The C3 category is applicable to craft with takeoff weight of between 4 and 25 kilograms. That mass factor is the major difference with EASA C1 and C2 criteria that also includes noise emission indicators, remote identification capacities, geo-awareness tech, and a low battery warning.
What makes qualification for C3 certification significant, Quantum-System says, is in the Trinity F90+ beating the EASA deadline for all new drones sold as of January 1, 2024 – a reflection of the company’s focus on forward-looking…