Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Our role is to:

  • ensure safe integration of UAS,
  • maintain the “Big picture”,
  • safeguard the rights of all airspace users and
  • work together with all actors towards safe integration.

We do it through active collaboration with:

  • ICAO RPASP (Remotely piloted aircraft systems Panel),
  • UAS-AG (Unmanned Aircraft Systems Advisory Group),
  • EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency),
  • JARUS (Joint Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems),
  • EUROCAE (European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment),
  • EUSCG (European UAS Standards Coordination Group),
  • INFORMAL Drones expert Group (led by EC),
  • SJU (SESAR Joint Undertaking).
  • EC (European Commission)

 

Latest news

Over the coming months, the SESAR Horizon 2020 PODIUM project will perform BVLOS and VLOS flights covering eighteen operational scenarios, including multiple drone flights and flights in the vicinity of airports.

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14 November 2018
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31 October 2018
EUROCONTROL brings together key ATM/ANS stakeholders to...
19 October 2018
The network, launched by EU Transport Commissioner Violeta...

Publications

30 January 2019
The many activities for which unmanned air systems (UAS)...
10 December 2018
The many activities for which unmanned air systems (UAS)...

Video

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) – a revolution in air traffic management

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