Today small drones are proliferating in the airspace, even over urban areas. The European market was fragmented, because different national rules applied to drones below 150 kg, until 2019. However, the role of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) was extended in 2018 below 150 kg and EASA and common implementing and delegated rules, may enter into force in 2019.
This initial course on European rules for non-military Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS, RPAS; called “drones” by the media) provides the basis to put the emerging common rules on safety in context, which is a pre-requisite to fly drones safely and legally. In fact, also rules on security, enforcement, liability, insurance, privacy and data protection apply.
The course breaks down into three parts:
There are 11 lectures, at least 2 group exercises and 1 hour for final examination.
The 11 lectures comprise of:
In addition to questions and answers at the end, but even solicited during the lectures and availability of the trainer during the breaks, group exercises are planned:
• Apply the Multi-Criteria Analysis;• Explain EASA Special Conditions for UAS.
After completing the course, participants should be able to:
Aviation professionals desiring to become able to identify and list the content of the emerging common rules for non-military drones, including:
2 days, starting at 09:00 and ending at approximately 17:00 each day