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New operation and product requirements published for drones—Part 1: The Implementing Regulations on the rules and procedures for the operation of unmanned aircraft across Europe

New operation and product requirements published for drones—Part 1: The Implementing Regulations on the rules and procedures for the operation of unmanned aircraft across Europe
Published on: 31 July 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • New operation and product requirements published for drones—Part 1: The Implementing Regulations on the rules and procedures for the operation of unmanned aircraft across Europe
  • What is the background to the Basic Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2018/1139, and the new Implementing Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2019/947, and what are the timescales for implementation?
  • What is the scope of the Implementing Regulation?
  • How does it impact drone operation in Europe?
  • What is the likely impact of this regulation on drone operators in the UK?
  • How will this Regulation sit with the ‘Drones Bill’?

Article summary

TMT analysis: The Implementing Regulation (Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947 of 24 May on the rules and procedures for the operation of unmanned aircraft) entered into force on 1 July 2019 establishing a common framework for the operation of unmanned aircraft (UA) across Europe. In this Part 1 of a series of 2 commentaries, Simon Phippard, Of Counsel at Bird and Bird, explains how it will work in practice, and the possible impact of Brexit on its application in the UK. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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