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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 [...]

4 03, 2020

EASA publishes Easy Access Rules for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The easy access rules contain the applicable rules and procedures for the operation of unmanned aircraft displayed in a consolidated, easy-to-read format with advanced navigation features through links and bookmarks. 📥 Easy Access Rules for UAS (Regulation (EU) 2019/947 and Regulation (EU) 2019/945)

1 03, 2020

Retos en la operación de RPAS

Anteriormente hemos abordado los retos sobre las diferentes fases del ciclo de vida de los RPAS, concretamente en lo relativo a las fases de diseño y de fabricación. Ahora, como conclusión, abordaremos los aspectos más relevantes, desde nuestro punto de vista, sobre las operaciones.Es necesario comenzar asumiendo que el vuelo con RPAS está considerada como una actividad aérea excepcional, [...]

24 02, 2020

José Manuel Andújar: “El proyecto CEUS es la tercera revolución industrial en Huelva”

Desde su faceta universitaria, el catedrático de Ingeniería de Sistemas y Automática de la Universidad de Huelva desgrana las oportunidades que supondrá la implantación del centro de aviones no tripulados en la provincia. 📰 bit.ly/mrpas_huelvainfo