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longest drone flight preparations going according to plan

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Longest Drone Flight Preperations Going According To Plan

Preparations for the longest drone flight in Europe, announced last year, are going according to plan. This is reported by engineering firm Antea Group. The aim is to fly a drone from Oranjewoud in the Netherlands over a length of 750 kilometers (470 miles) to the Danish capital, Copenhagen. The longest drone flight is scheduled to take place this year. The first permit application has now been...

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EU invests €15 million in Europe-wide anti-drone project

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Eu Invests €15 Million In Europe-Wide Anti-Drone Project

Under the acronym JEY-CUAS – which stands for “Joint European System for Countering Unmanned Aerial Systems – the European Union will invest no less than 15 million euros in the development of a new generation of anti-drone measures, also referred to as counter unmanned aircraft system (UAS). A total of 38 organizations from 14 Member States are participating in the program.

Possibility to declare European standard scenarios postponed by 2 years

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Possibility To Declare European Standard Scenarios Postponed By 2 Years 2

For the time being, it will not yet be possible to become active in the Specific category on the basis of one of the two European standard scenarios for drone flights within visibility over populated areas or flights outside visibility over sparsely populated areas. The European Commission has postponed the introduction of both standard scenarios by two years because there are currently no drones...

European Commission requests feedback on Drone Strategy 2.0

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European Commission Requests Feedback On Drone Strategy 2.0

Do you have a clear vision for the further development of the European drone sector? On which fronts should the EU give way to drones and their applications? What do you think about electric forms of manned aviation? Do you see opportunities for parcel delivery drones? And if so, what needs to be done to make that possible? The European Commission would like to hear from you what you think about...

European member states agree on introduction new drone airspace class

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European Member States Agree On Introduction New Drone Airspace Class

The European member states and various aviation organizations such as EASA and Eurocontrol have reached an agreement on the legal basis under U-space, the system of protocols, technologies, and rules that should ensure further integration of drones in the airspace in the future. The starting point is that U-space will become a new drone airspace class, which may have far-reaching consequences.

National Geographic: Second season of “Europe from Above”

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National Geographic: Second Season Of &Quot;Europe From Above&Quot;

Lovers of beautiful drone images, beware: National Geographic will release the second series of episodes of “Europe from Above”, starting with the first episode about France. In the following episodes, the series focuses on Greece, Turkey, Finland, Sweden, and Hungary. The Europe-focussed series can be seen weekly on Monday evenings, from 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

European drone rules. Here’s what you need to know.

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European Drone Rules. Here'S What You Need To Know.

It’s time! Today, New Year’s Eve 2020, the new European drone rules come into effect. This has a number of consequences for almost all drone pilots in Europe. For example, you must register as a drone operator and there is a good chance that you will have to obtain an EU drone certificate. This step-by-step plan shows you exactly what to do, assuming you are going to fly in the Open...

EASA clears the way for parcel transport by drone

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Easa Clears The Way For Parcel Transport By Drone

The European Aviation Safety Agency EASA has published new rules and guidelines for drones transporting goods over urban areas. Inspection flights over greater distances from, for example, high-voltage lines and pipelines are also within reach. With the new rules, EASA wants to guarantee the safety of such drone operations and address concerns among citizens.