25 09, 2020

Vuelos recreativos y vuelos profesionales con drones, ¿en qué se diferencian?

Mientras la nueva normativa europea no cambie la legislación de los drones en España solo existen 2 tipos de vuelos con drones: los profesionales y los recreativos. Los primeros son realizados por pilotos certificados que han obtenido la habilitación para realizar operaciones con drones con fines comerciales o bien trabajan para una operadora de drones. [...]

1 09, 2020

Aplicación en vehículos no tripulados de sistemas híbridos de potencia basados en pilas de combustible

Los vehículos no tripulados se están convirtiendo en elementos clave en numerosas misiones relacionadas con la Defensa. En estas aplicaciones, los requerimientos de la misión y las prestaciones que debe ofrecer el vehículo son criterios fundamentales a tener en cuenta a la hora de seleccionar el sistema de propulsión y almacenamiento de energía a bordo. [...]

14 08, 2020

RPAS en la vida post coronavirus: control de aforo y distanciamiento social

Los drones son herramientas utilizadas en cada vez en más trabajos y en sectores diferentes. El coronavirus ha creado una nueva necesidad, el control de aforo en espacios públicos y el cumplimiento del distanciamiento social entre las personas. Los RPAS tienen algo que ofrecer en este campo, existiendo ya varios proyectos en los que estas [...]

2 08, 2020

EASA rules for light UAS Certification

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has released the new certification framework for light UAS. ➡️ https://easa.europa.eu/stand-uasEASA has also published the FAQs for the open and specific category. Regulations on UAS explained.➡️ https://easa.europa.eu/faq/drones

2 07, 2020

SCR receives the first authorization in Spain for flights beyond visual line of sight with drones over 2 kg

SCR, a company of the everis Aerospace, Defense and Security group, has obtained the first authorization in Spain to perform flights beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) with drones of more than 2 kg of maximum take-off weight (MTOW). The permission, which is indefinite, has been granted by the Spanish Aviation Safety and Security Agency (AESA), an institution of the Ministry of Transport, [...]

6 06, 2020

Current national drone rules to remain in operation until January 2021

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Commission has resolved to amend Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947.  The amendment has just been released on the Official Journal of the European Union under the title of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/746 of 4 June 2020 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947 as regards postponing dates of application [...]

14 05, 2020

Implementing new EU drone regulations

🇬🇧 Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/639 of 12 May 2020 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947 as regards standard scenarios for operations executed in or beyond the visual line of sight. 🇪🇸 Reglamento de Ejecución (UE) 2020/639 de la Comisión de 12 de mayo de 2020 por el que se modifica el Reglamento de Ejecución (UE) 2019/947 en [...]

1 05, 2020

Master thesis · Academic course 2020/21

Regarding the defence of the Masters thesis during the academic course 20/21, the students have three open calls, on the 22th of October and 17th of December, 2020, and on the 15th of April, 2021. In order to participate in one of these, a notice must be sent to the Secretary of the Master, Prof. [...]

4 04, 2020

High-level regulatory framework for the U-space – Opinion No 01/2020

EASA - European Union Aviation Safety Agency has published Opinion 01-2020 on High-level regulatory framework for the U-space. Following the publication few days ago of the FAA UTM Conops v2.0, both in the EU and the USA important progress are made to define the architecture, requirements, procedures and services to be provided by a federated [...]

21 03, 2020

RPAS Human Factors: Brief introduction and concepts

Human factors is a multidisciplinary effort to generate and compile information about human capabilities and limitations and apply that information to equipment, systems software, facilities, procedures, jobs, environments, training, staffing, personal management, to produce safe, comfortable, effective human performance (FAA definition)                  Human Factors Engineering (HFE) is the [...]