June 2021’s Quick Summary of Regulation Updates for Drone Standardisation Activities

July 1, 2021 by Yves Morier

What are some of the more important changes in regulation impacting drone standardisation activities in the past 6 months?

In this drone regulations update industry expert Yves Morier provides a summary of significant developments in rulemaking or related to rulemaking affecting drone standardisation activities in 2021, so you can take away the key highlights without having to go through hundreds of pages of regulations.

Yves Morier has 40+ years of experience working in the aviation industry and is a well-renowned expert in safety, airworthiness, UAS, and regulations.

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Top 4 Regulation Updates for Drone Standardisation Activities

  1. CHINA’S FIRST NATIONAL STANDARD FOR EXPRESS DELIVERY DRONE SERVICE WILL BE EFFECTIVE FROM JANUARY 1, 2021 – Source sUAS News.

2. STANDARDS BODIES ASTM AND RTCA COLLABORATE ON ‘ACAS SXU’ DETECT AND AVOID CAPABILITY FOR DRONES – Source Unmanned Airspace

3. EUROCAE UPDATES MINIMUM ATOL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR REMOTELY PILOTED AIRCRAFT – Source Unmanned airspace

4. EUROCAE APPROVES C-UAS SERVICES AND DEFINITION STANDARDS BASED ON JOINT EUROCAE-RTCA WORK – Source Unmanned airspace

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About the author

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Yves Morier

Yves Morier graduated from the French Civil Aviation Academy (ENAC) as an Air Transport Engineer in 1978.
After Military Service, Yves joined in 1979 a DGAC (French CAA) local office in Normandy and in 1986 a Central Office in Paris where he worked on airworthiness codes and implemented the safety research program.
In 1991, Yves joined the Joint Aviation Authorities as Regulation Director.
In 2004, he joined EASA where he occupied various posts as head of the department and in the last three years as Principal Advisor for new technologies.
He retired in 2019.
Areas of expertise: Safety, Airworthiness, UAS, and Regulations.
Yves is currently married, and has 3 daughters, and a grandson.

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