EASA FAQs on drones in Open and Specific category

Support for drones community

EASA launched phase 1 of its FAQs on the European drones regulation, which becomes applicable on December 31, 2020. Phase 1 focuses on the Open and Specific category and is designed to assist you, if you are part of the drones community, in flying and operating your drone safely. 

The FAQs address the most common point of concern, explain the regulations and help you to understand and work with key concepts. 

They are divided into the following categories:

  • Regulations on UAS (drone) explained
  • Registration requirements
  • Training requirements
  • Operational Authorisation Requirements
  • Requirements once in the air
  • General requirements
  • Drones without CE class markings
  • Racing and/or flying drones with goggles (FPV)
  • Building your own drones (privately built) 
  • Providing services (commercial and other) with drone(s)
  • Non-EU visitor / Drone Operator
  • Model aircraft 
  • Light drone operator certificate (LUC)

Take a look at the FAQs on European drones regulations as published on EASA Pro.