The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

  • Objectives: to promote and achieve the highest common standards of safety and environmental protection in civil aviation and to ensure that citizens have the safest flight possible. 
  • EASA regularly revises the risks and improves the common regulations applied among EU countries and airlines, so they are always of the highest standard.  It works hand in hand with the National Aviation Authorities and aviation manufacturers across Europe to achieve these goals.
  • Executive Director: Patrick Ky;
  • Members: 27 EU member states + Iceland, Lichtenstein, Switzerland and Norway;
  • Established: 12.07.2002;
  • Employees: around 800;
  • Headquarters: Cologne, Germany.

Easy Access Rules for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Regulations (EU) 2019/947 and (EU) 2019/945) – a publication containing the rules and procedures for the operation of unmanned aircraft displayed in a consolidated, easy-to-read format with advanced navigation features through links and bookmarks.

ED Decision 2020/022/R – the objective of this Decision is to update the Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM) to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947 (the ‘UAS Regulation’) and to the Annex (Part-UAS) thereto, as published with Decision 2019/021/R.