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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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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.

Airhub’s online SORA Tool aids drone operations in European Specific Category

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Online Sora Tool From Airhub Helps With Operations In The European Specific Category

The upcoming European regulations for drones are all about risk management. In the Open category, the risks are predefined and divided into three subcategories. In the Specific category, it works slightly differently: as a drone operator, you can choose to carry out a Specific Operations Risk Assessment (SORA) yourself. A new online tool from AirHub helps with this.

Drone educators discouraged by “Irish route” to free EU drone certificate

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Drone Educators Discouraged By &Quot;Irish Route&Quot; To Free Eu Drone Ticket

From December 31, everyone who will fly a drone over 250 grams must have a European drone certificate. In the Netherlands, you cannot go anywhere for the required training. But it is already possible to obtain the A1 / A3 basic certificate via the Irish aviation authority IAA; free of charge. Dutch drone educators see the shortcut with sorrow and believe that an uneven playing field has emerged.

DJI investigates the option to assign Cx CE labels retroactively

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Dji Investigates The Option To Assign Cx Ce Labels Retroactively 2

Dronemaker DJI says it is investigating whether it is possible to provide drones with a Cx CE label retroactively. Such a label will be mandatory in Europe after January 1, 2023, to fly in Open subcategories A1 and A2. As part of the procedure, customers would have to take their drone to a DJI service center to either have their drone upgraded or a self-performed upgrade checked.

DroneBase raises $7.5M Series C and expands to Europe

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Dronebase Raises $7.5M Series C And Expands To Europe

Today, we’re excited to announce that DroneBase has raised $7.5 million in Series C funding to expand our services to the renewable energy market with DroneBase Insights for Wind and Solar, and to found DroneBase Europe in Germany. New investors Valor Equity Partners and Razi Ventures joined Union Square Ventures (USV), Upfront Ventures, Hearst Ventures, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, and...