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

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) equipped with heat-detecting cameras and other sensors are already available and help to save people's lives, but regulation is necessary to ensure their safe operation.

19 September 2018
Representatives from EUROCONTROL recently attended the...
11 September 2018
Assessing when it is safe for a drone to enter and operate...
3 September 2018
To ensure the safety of all airspace users, simulations of...
22 August 2018
There are many, many challenges in developing an ATM system...

Publications

23 February 2017
EUROCONTROL's Voluntary ATM Incident Reporting (EVAIR)...
3 February 2017
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), more specifically Remotely...

Events

Video

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

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