Drones Law: EASA published Opinion on Standard Scenarios

Introduction The EASA recently published “Opinion 05/2019”. This opinion is proposing amendments to the two new European Drone Rules (EU) 2019/947 and (EU) 2019/945. The objective of this Opinion is to provide cost-efficient rules for low risk UAS in the “specific” category for drone operators, manufacturers and competent authorities as well as the improvement of […]

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Drones Law: Drone operations in the CERTIFIED category (part IV)

Introduction According to the Implementing Regulation 2019/947/EU drone operations in the “certified” category are the riskiest. This is not surprising, as this class is intended for big unmanned aerial systems (UAS; 3 m and more) and, among other operations, for the transport of people. Neither the Implementing Regulation nor the Delegated Regulation contain specific rules […]

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Drones Law: The “SPECIFIC” category of drone operations (part III)

Introduction In part II of our blog series we wrote about the “open” category of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations.  According to the EUs Implementing Regulation, this category is the most riskless. Nevertheless, there are a lot of new standards and requirements set by the EU legislative acts drone operators as well as regulatory authorities […]

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Drones Law: “OPEN” category of UAS operations – Lower Risk, lower requirements? (part II)

In the future, UAS will be operated in three different categories. The risk level criteria as well as other criteria are used to establish these three categories of operations (see Blog All new? – The European Union (EU) regulations on drones (part I)). According to recital 8 of the Implementing Regulation, the UAS operation in […]

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Drones Law: All new? – The European Union (EU) regulations on drones (part I)

Unmanned aircraft, commonly called drones, have huge potential for the development of innovative and practical applications in a wide range of business areas. They will contribute to creating new businesses and jobs and will further develop existing industries and business sectors. Besides the huge advantages in the business world, drones developed to be a popular […]

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