On 31st December 2020, EASA’s Implementing Rule for Drones grew to become active and simply because this date was (just) inside of the Brexit changeover interval, the new regulatory setting has grow to be Uk legislation.

This seminar will supply the UAS/Drone neighborhood with a thorough update on the considerable adjustments in restrictions that implement to their operations. The concentrate will be the commercial sector, despite the fact that the current distinction among professional and leisure use of Drones is no lengthier so relevant.

The information of the changes will be presented by Gerry Corbett of the British isles CAA who will be accessible to answer concerns.

We also have a collection of speakers able to place the adjustments into context from the perspective of UAS operators, instruction, and insurance policy providers, as properly as an update from the Drone manufacturer, DJI, on what the new rules suggest for them and their products and solutions. Other speakers will provide information on related troubles which includes the British isles draft Air Traffic Administration and Unmanned Plane Invoice.

See the full convention programme listed here and to secure your spot click on on the e book now under.

Delegate fees:

RAeS Member: £20 +VAT
Non Member: £40 +VAT
RAeS Company Husband or wife: £30 +VAT
RAeS Pupil/Apprentice Affiliate Member: £10 +VAT
ARPAS-British isles Member: £30 +VAT

Speaker Details

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Rachel Welch-Phillips is an Affiliate in Bird & Bird’s Worldwide Aviation Team in London, where by she acts for functioning lessors, managers and airlines in a range of international aviation transactions and gives regulatory tips to the market. Rachel assists shoppers on a wide selection of regulatory issues in just aviation, aerospace and defence like slot allocation, big info, jurisdictional challenges, the regulation of drones, and typical compliance with EU and Uk aviation regulation. In the environment of drones Rachel performs with massive shoppers who are major the way in acquiring policy and tactic for the safe and sound use of drones throughout a assortment of industries such as development and airport administration.


Gerry Corbett joined the CAA’s Safety and Airspace Regulation Team in June 2012, where his work is focussed on operational plan components for all matters related with the procedure of Unmanned Aircraft Devices in British isles airspace. He also oversees the information of Civil Aviation Publication 722, the main guidance document for Unmanned Aircraft Program Functions in British isles Airspace. Instantly prior to this he undertook a equivalent part while working as a serving Royal Naval Air Visitors Handle Officer on a 3 year secondment to the CAA’s Directorate of Airspace Coverage (DAP).

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Rupert Dent obtained his PPL in 1976. He is at present a competent UAS pilot and Running Director of Bridgeway Aerial Ltd., a UAS Operator that he co-founded in 2010. From 2003 to January 2017 he was the Taking care of Director and Accountable Supervisor of AirMed, an Oxford airport based fastened wing air ambulance operator. AirMed had a worldwide AOC, a Part M approval and an EASA 145 maintenance facility for its fleet of Learjet 35A and Piper Cheyenne turboprop aircraft. AirMed also experienced a TRTO for its turboprop aircraft. Rupert is a Director of ARPAS Uk, the expert UAS Operators non-income trade association and sits on the CAA chaired NATMAC, FAC and the UAS Stakeholders Committees, on behalf of ARPAS United kingdom users. In addition he acts as the Drone Programme Supervisor at CHIRP. Prior to 2003 Rupert expended 15 years in the Investment decision Banking company primarily based in London and Paris. The the vast majority of this period was invested with Swiss Bank Corporation prior to its merger with UBS. He worked throughout quite a few disciplines including the personal debt, equity and advisory firms.


Philip Tarry qualified as a business drone pilot in 2013 and has operated in destinations as assorted as Greenland and Morocco. As the co-founder and initial officially appointed Chairman of ARPAS -Uk (Association of Remotely Piloted Plane Programs), Philip was instrumental in developing a voice for the drone sector at a vital time. Possessing labored as a freelance teacher and assessor for four different drone instruction universities, he recognised the fast rising sector represented a exceptional possibility to improve on classic instruction methods and raised investment decision to build HALO Drones as a Recognised Assessment Entity. Philip is a recognised believed leader and is constantly developing his expanding business, HALO Drones.


Carson Lyons is now a Vice President with AIG Aerospace Insurance coverage Products and services, Inc. based in Atlanta, GA. Carson joined AIG in 1999 and has held several positions of expanding duty in typical aviation underwriting and management. Now, Carson serves as North American Product or service Line Manager for Typical Aviation. In addition to this purpose, Carson is a member of the London based mostly, International Union of Aerospace Insurers’ (IUAI) where he serves on the Govt Committee just after chairing IUAI’s Standard Aviation Examine Team from June 2014 to June 2017. By means of his business engagement, Carson has turn into a person of the primary underwriting gurus of general aviation and unmanned plane method underwriting, generating him a regular speaker on these subject areas as nicely as aviation coverage and hazard administration. Carson graduated with a degree in Aviation Business enterprise Administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical College in Daytona Beach front, FL, in which he also concluded a slight in Air Traffic Handle and obtained his Non-public Pilot Certificate.


Simon Phippard is Of Counsel in Fowl & Bird’s Aviation & Aerospace exercise in London and advises major firms in all sections of the aerospace sector, which include airways, makers, MROs, airports, ATC operators and regulators. He can help clientele to navigate and comply with intercontinental, European and domestic specialized and economic regulation affecting the aviation sector, including the use of innovative technological innovation and synthetic intelligence. Simon has a distinct curiosity in unmanned and remotely piloted aerial devices and advises on complex regulation, business, legal responsibility and insurance policies, and offer chain challenges in this rising sector. He gave proof to the House of Lords EU Committee inquiry into the civil use of RPAS. New recommendations have included suggestions to a quantity of know-how clients on the use of counter-UAS know-how. Simon is included in the Royal Aeronautical Society’s UAS Specialist Team and requires a top job in Bird & Bird’s UAS exercise, which has professional attorneys in each jurisdiction in which the agency practises. Simon is a Fellow and former Council Member of the Royal Aeronautical Culture and a Freeman of, and Honorary Solicitor to, the Honourable Organization of Air Pilots.Guide Now

Virtual, 13:30 – 17:30

Virtual, 13:30 – 17:30