Drone incidents drop in the EASA’s 2021 annual safety report

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The European Union’s air transport regulator, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), has issued its latest annual safety review, which in terms of drones shows a drop in incidents and accidents across the board.

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Will DJI Mini 3 Pro receive Europe’s CE C0 class identification label?

DJI’s latest travel-friendly drone, Mini 3 Pro, has a ton of exciting features packed inside its sub-250-gram frame. The newly-released aircraft is also the first in the Mini drone series to automatically detect obstacles and find a safer path around them during flight. But does the DJI Mini 3 Pro meet Europe’s CE C0 class identification standards?

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EU regulator releases initial set of rules for UAM and air taxi operations

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has released what it calls the world’s “first comprehensive” set of proposed regulations for next generation aerial urban mobility (UAM) aircraft like air taxis that will operate in city environments.

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EU safety nod simplifies BVLOS waiver process for eBee X drone operators

The process to seek approvals to fly over people and beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) in 27 European Member states, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland has become easier for pilots operating the senseFly eBee X fixed-wing mapping and surveying drone.

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Snap Pixy drone sports EASA ‘open’ category CE C0 class identification label

Snap’s new pocket-sized Pixy selfie drone, which is available for purchase only in the US and France, comes with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) “Open” category CE C0 class identification label stamped on its battery compartment.

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Percepto earns first BVLOS waiver in Europe for autonomous drone inspections

After achieving similar feats in the United States, Australia, and Israel, drone-in-a-box solutions provider Percepto has received its first Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) waiver under the new European drone regulations. This waiver for Percepto drones comes from the Dutch civil aviation authority (ILT), while Germany and Belgium are expected to follow suit.

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