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Along the way through integration – PART 1 : A-NPA – Introduction

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EASA has been assigned by European Commission to develop two main aspects:

1. EU Regulatory Framework for drone operation

2. Proposals for the regulation of low-risk drone operations, key elements of the future Implementation Rules (IRs)

With a starting point in Riga Declaration, and building up on Regulations (EC) No 216/2008 (‘Basic Regulation’), A-NPA introduces three main category of operations.

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All about drones for the Electric Industry

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As UAS technology and regulation evolve, more missions get added to the list of drone applications. Among the earliest to be identified were the missions related to the electric industry (e.g. power line surveillance, windmill inspection). Last month (February), the Oak Ridge National Laboratory released a 168p survey entitled: “An Early Survey of Best Practices for the Use of Small UAS by the Electric Utility Industry”.

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