• Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2018

    July 2018 - We have published guidance for small unmanned aircraft users with an outline of the revised regulations as they now appear in law; to provide guidance on the effects of the changes; and how they will be interpreted by the CAA.

    EASA publishes Opinion on EU UAS Regulation

    February 2018 - EASA has just published its ‘Opinion’ (final draft) on the proposed EU UAS regulations, which follows on from the consultation that was conducted last year. 

    UK Government publishes response to drone consultation

    July 2017 - Drones will have to be registered and users will have to sit safety awareness tests under  new rules to better regulate their growing use, the government announced.

    Owners of drones weighing 250 grams and over will in future have to register details of their drones to improve accountability and encourage owners to act responsibly.

    Emergency Services given general exemption

    July 2017 - A general exemption has been issued to the emergency services when using small unmanned aircraft in short term reactive situations.  

    EASA consultation on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) regulation

    June 2017 - Read our response to EASA’s consultation on the regulation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).

    We have produced an outline of EASA's consultation document to provide readers with a simple explanation of the general intent behind the key parts of the proposed regulation.

    Drone safety risk 

    January 2018 - The CAA has published an assessment of the drone safety risk.

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