Drone Law Blogs
UK drone Transitional and Legacy provisions in the Open category will now be extended to 1 January 2026. EU class marks on drones will not be recognised in the UK from December 23, 2023.
DJI has just become the first drone manufacturer in the world to receive the C1 Class certification for EASA under new European drone regulations, with the DJI Mavic 3 being the first drone to receive this class rating.
UK CAA to recommend to the DfT that Legacy and Transitional drone provisions in the Open Category be 'extended indefinitely' and drone class-marking be re-evaluated. It follows a consultation which attracted more than 4,000 responses from the drone community.
The UK CAA has launched a consultation, proposing to extend the Legacy and Transitional drone provisions in the Open category. An extension would be good news for drone operators, especially those flying Transitional aircraft in the A2 subcategory with an A2 CofC.
The Mavic 3 has been released with no class marking, but DJI insists the issue is of 'the utmost importance' and hopes to 'resolve it as quickly as possible'. Find out what this means and where you can fly in the UK.
UK drone users need to sit a theory test as part of new UK registration scheme; The pass mark is 30 out of 40 multiple choice questions. The test focuses on safety and how to fly legally; You can refer to The Drone and Model Aircraft Code during the test and you sit it... Read More
UPDATE (Friday, June 5, 2020): New European drone laws which were set to start in the UK have been delayed for a second time, the Civil Aviation Authority has announced this afternoon. The regulations are now scheduled to commence on Thursday, December 31, 2020. The laws were originally due to begin in July this year,... Read More
Third in a series about new UK drone laws starting in July. The video looks at the GVC (General Visual Line of Sight Certificate) and what to do with your PfCO.
Guide to the A2 Certificate of Competency and General Visual Line of Sight Certificate, including Heliguy training courses and what to do with your DJI drone.
- New drone regulations are to be introduced in the UK next year –ending the PfCO but unlocking more flying opportunities for more people. Read our in-depth guide.
The UK’s new Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme has gone live today. The new regulations apply to drones and model aircraft from 250g to 20kg that are used outdoors. So that means that DJI’s recently-released Mavic Mini does not need to be registered, as it weighs 249g, but you still need to... Read More