Excellent lead from Ireland on drone registration.
Perhaps Ireland has the right idea. Mandatory registration of all drones/UAVs/UAS unmanned aerial vehicles. It’s very clear, no confusion for owners. Yes, this would be the ideal way to go forward in the EU.
What do you reckon the chances of unilateral agreement are?
We can always hope can’t we?
About 1,200 drones listed since registration made mandatory
Potential application for drones ‘truly incredible’ according to Paschal Donohoe
Since December 21st, drone registration has been mandatory in accordance with the Small Unmanned Aircraft (Drones) and Rockets Order (statutory instrument) S.I. 563 of 2015.
The regulation makes Ireland one of the first countries in Europe to make drone registration compulsory.
All drones over 1kg must be registered with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA).
‘Very positive effect’
Speaking at the launch of National Drone Registration Day at an event in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said the potential application for drones “is truly incredible – and the development of the drone industry in Ireland will have a very positive effect on the wider community”.
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