Author Archives: Peter van Blyenburgh

RPAS 2017 – Find Out Where The European UAS/RPAS/Drone Community Is Going

RPAS 2017, the European Civil RPAS Policy, Regulatory & Innovation Forum, is an international conference focusing on remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) operational matters, current & future applications, policy & regulatory matters, current bottlenecks & innovative possible solutions, technical & performance requirements, system & sub-system developments, aerial work customer requirements, novel operations, as well as experience & lessons learned. Continue reading

RPAS 2017 – European Civil RPAS Policy, Regulatory & Innovation Forum

RPAS 2017, the European Civil RPAS Policy, Regulatory & Innovation Forum, is an international conference focusing on remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) operational matters, current & future applications, policy & regulatory matters, current bottlenecks & innovative possible solutions, technical & performance requirements, system & sub-system developments, aerial work customer requirements, novel operations, as well as experience & lessons learned. Continue reading

EASA Publishes NPA for Open and Specific Categories and Associated Regulatory Impact Assessment

On 5 May 2017 EASA published the Notice of Proposed Amendment 2017-05 (A).
And on 12 May 2017 EASA published the Notice of Proposed Amendment 2017-05 (B).
Both of these documents introduce a regulatory framework for the operation of civil drones and pertain to unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations in the “open” and “specific” category. Continue reading