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Experimental Passenger Drone Goes Up In Flames During Test Flight

Experimental passenger drone goes up in flames during test flight

During a recent test flight, an experimental passenger drone or EVTOL designed for passenger transport by the American company Aura Aerospace caught fire. The failure of a current regulator during regenerative braking is to blame. The company’s director uses the incident to emphasize the importance of…

Easa Publishes Regulations For Drone Taxis In Urban Environments

EASA publishes regulations for drone taxis in urban environments

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is the first aviation authority in the world to publish draft regulations regarding the use of drone taxis in urban environments. This records, among other things, the airworthiness of aircraft, the training, and…

Snap Pixy May Be The First Drone With A C0 Classification

Snap Pixy may be the first drone with a C0 classification

Recently, Snap, the company behind Snapchat, announced the Pixy, a mini drone with a possible C0 classification that should be seen as a kind of flying selfie stick rather than a ‘real’ camera drone. The drone is mainly intended for…

Easa Introduces Standard For European Drone Map

EASA introduces standard for European drone map to clear confusion

The European aviation agency EASA has recently made an update available on the European regulations for drones. This includes a standard for the introduction of ‘geographical zones’ which should ensure that there is an unambiguous drone map of Europe. The…

Easa Publishes Guidelines For Handling Drone Incidents At Airports

EASA publishes guidelines for handling drone incidents at airports

According to the European Aviation Safety Organization EASA, unwanted drone flights are increasingly occurring near airports, often as a result of ignorance, but possibly also on purpose. In view of the possible impact of such incidents, EASA has published guidelines…