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While mentioning the efforts by different organizations to accommodate drones in airspace, let’s look at the present regulatory context from European and international perspectives.
In 2014, DHL released a report on using drones for logistics. After a general presentation, focused on drone applications and working, the authors present the vision of DHL for four use cases: first/last mile delivery, rural delivery, infrastructure surveillance, and intralogistics.
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.
The integration of large drones flying under Instrument Fllight Rules in controlled airspaces is a complex task, yet a desirable objective. However, to benefit from the ATC, the Remote Pilote needs to communicate properly with the ATCOs. And that is where latency messes everything up.