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.
general exemption has been issued to the emergency services when using small unmanned aircraft in short term reactive situations.
EASA is consulting on its proposed European Rules for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. View
EASA's consultation on Unmanned Aircraft Systems regulation. Note that the consultation period has now been extended to 15 September 2017.
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.
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