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*For more information on the categories, please refer to the ‘Prototype’ regulation - EASA.
The emerging landscape of UAS Regulations
With increased demand comes increased need for safety
Users, government agencies, and the general public have growing needs for UAS safety protocols and regulations.
Ensuring compliance, safety, and quality
TÜV SÜD partners with manufacturers from design phase to deployment, bringing safe, high-quality drones to market efficiently and avoiding potential product recalls.
One individual can only operate one UAV Registration is compulsory UAS operations should not take place under or inside covered structures or over non-participating persons Does not apply to model aircraft
Unmanned Aircraft System
WHAT IS UAS?
PRIVACY AND SECURITY
A UAV equipped with cameras has the potential to violate the privacy of others.
Property damage or personal injury may occur if a UAV crashes in populated areas.
This UAS regulatory framework's (enacted August 2016) requirement and operating rules are:
Potential airborne collision poses safety risks.
Environmental conditions can damage onboard power source.
The definition covers units used for a broad range of purposes, including:
Media, sports and entertainment
Wind Energy Monitoring
Less than 25kg Altitude limit of 400ft Visual Line of Sight (VLOS) only Daylight-only operation
Studies estimate that the global UAV drones market is expected to increase to approximately
BILLION (USD) by 2022
UAS operating altitude
An aircraft without a human pilot onboard.
In the emerging industry of UAS, TÜV SÜD provides valuable testing to ensure public safety and product integrity.
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TÜV SÜD provides various testing services for UAS:
In the emerging industry of UAS TÜV SÜD provides valuable testing to ensure public safety and product integrity
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Consists of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), the ground-based controller, and the system of communications connecting the two.
Regulations vary across countries and regions
u.s. federal aviation administration part 107
150 m maximum
UAS operating altitude
Less than 250g Altitude limit of 50m VLOS to be maintained and retained within 100m of the pilot Maximum speed of less than 15m/s
This ‘prototype’ regulatory framework defines the current views of EASA’s UAS categories – Open, Specific. Information below represents the Open category* only (proposed August 2016).
‘Prototype’ Commission Regulation on Unmanned Aircraft Operations
Less than 25kg Altitude limit of 50m VLOS / first-person view mode / follow-me mode Remote pilot, aged 14 years and above Maximum voltage of 24V
Less than 25kg Altitude limit of 50m Remote pilot maintains VLOS Remote pilot, aged 14 years and above Maximum voltage of 48V Must have ‘Auto-return home’ function, geo-fencing system and an electronic identification system
Less than 25kg Altitude limit of 150m Remote pilot or UA observer maintains VLOS Trained pilot accepted by EASA, aged 14 years and above Maximum voltage of 48V Must have ‘Auto-return home’ function, geo-fencing system and an electronic identification system Must have in-built redundancies
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