EASA publishes the first regulations on urban air mobility in the world

July 5, 2022
This comes as more manufacturers move forward with plans to achieve certification of their vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capable aircraft within a few years, Pablo Diaz reports for Aviacionline.com.

COLOGNE, Germany - The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) made history today by becoming the first regulatory authority worldwide to publish a regulation for the operation of air taxis in the urban environment, which will be open for public consultation until September 30, 2022, Pablo Diaz reports for Via OnlineContinue reading original article.

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

5 July 2022 - Aviacionline has posted the 295-page document from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, which "puts forward the establishment of a comprehensive regulatory framework to address new operational and mobility concepts that are based on innovative technologies, like unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability and foster and promote their acceptance and adoption by European citizens.

The group is looking to amend existing EU regulations and create new ones to address airworthiness and operational requirements in the burgeoning UAM field.

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
Intelligent Aerospace

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