Author Archives: Peter van Blyenburgh

DroneRules.EU Announces 3 Webinars In English, French & German

Within the context of the EC COSME-funded DroneRules Project, a number of free webinars will take place in different languages. The objective of these webinars is to give drone users, both professional and amateur, an overview of the drone scene in Europe and the chance to interact with subject matters experts and industry professionals. 

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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