Skyports   29.09.2021

Skyports has received Light UAS Operator Certificate for BVLOS flights

Source: Skyports

29 September 2021

Drone operations and regulations
UAM services and infrastructure

UAS operator, Skyports, has obtained a Light UAS Operator Certificate from the Irish Aviation Authority, permitting the self-authorisation of Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) drone flights. This is the first such certificate issued by an EU regulator. The LUC is recognised in all European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) member countries, allowing UAS operators to conduct flights without first submitting a declaration or obtaining authorisation from aviation authorities beforehand.  Skyports is one of a handful of drone operators globally that have been granted the certification to date after demonstrating to the regulator that as an organisation it is capable of assessing the risk of an operation itself.....