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EASA Survey of Operator Opinion and Challanges. 

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), further to the Prototype Rules published in August 2016 and in view of the NPA for RMT.0230 (open and specific categories) to be published in Q1 2017, is gathering evidence that could support the development of the impact assessment in line with the evidence-based policy principle.

This EU Survey for UAS Operators would be an important tool to gather evidence. The information provided would help understand the real issues to tackle, the possible options that could solve the issues and the potential impacts of these options. All these are key aspects of the impact assessmentoperators to work commercially.

To find out more abou this survey visit

The necessary EASA Documents can be found at

You are requested to respond to the survey by 31 December 2016.

Please do not hesitate to contact the following EASA focal points should you have any questions regarding this survey:

-          Mr Natale Di Rubbo (  - EASA CT.7.1 Regulations Officer

-          Mr Alessandro Cannizzaro (; - EASA SM.2.1 Impact Assessment Officer

UAVS Represents all UAS/RPAS Interests

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Association (UAVS) is a not-for-profit organisation funded solely by membership subscriptions. It is independent and dedicated to promoting its members and their and the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry's interests and is the world's longest established trade association devoted exclusively to the UAS community. It represents the UAS manufacturing and system integration industry to UK government and UK regulators and works towards the safe, integrated and effective utilisation of these systems in civil and commercial roles. The influence the UK has on worldwide regulation and operation of UAS means that UAVS' role is both important and essential. More....


Why Join?

UAVS provides:

  • The means for active collaboration between UAVS members to form a stronger and more cohesive UAS industry
  • A professional framework for manufacturers and operators to work within
  • Access to information on best practice, accredited suppliers and services, certified aircraft, pilot comptence and the latest regulatory requirements
  • The positive interaction between civil, commercial and military manufacturers and operators and the transfer of skills between communities
  • A recognised voice for the UAS industry in the UK at the political level to government and to the UK airspace regulators: 
    • Formulating the future use of shared airspace both in the UK and worldwide
    • Addressing the public perception of UAS
    • Promoting of the ecological, environmental, societal and humanitarian benefits of these systems.
Join Now

Joining UAVS is easy.  Just follow the registration process on this website.

Membership categories are:

  • Large Companies
  • Medium Companies
  • Small Companies
  • Related Organisations
  • Academic Institutions
  • Sole Traders or Partnerships
  • Individuals
  • Students

Subscription rates reflect the size of the member organisation.  UAVS welcomes members from around the world. 


UAVS' website and Library carries a host of freely available and restricted circulation information. To access restricted circulation information you do need to be signed in as a member.

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