CAA to draft drone regulations for Thailand aviation authority

The UK CAA has been appointed by CAA Thailand (CAAT) to draft new drone regulations. The nine-month project will allow CAAT to safely integrate the operations of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) into Thailand’s aviation system. UAS experts from the British aviation regulator will start by assessing Thailand’s primary legislation and determine any areas for consideration for UAS regulations. UK aviation regulators will work with CAAT to draft new ICAO compliant operating UAS regulations, harmonised with EASA standards. CAAi (CAA international) will also support CAAT with industry engagement to ensure air transport and UAS operators understand how to comply with the
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ARPAS says “not much will change” as it obtains EASA regulations update

ARPAS has obtained an update from the CAA on what will change when the new EASA regulations come into play. It comes after James Dunthorne, standards director at the trade body, received a question from an ARPAS member. The organisation released how based on some comments received, Dunthorne spoke to the CAA and received an official update from them. ARPAS confirmed that the CAA will be updating CAP1789 soon to provide further clarification on the following matters: 1) The UK aren't planning to follow EASA's standard scenarios. They will instead follow the pre-defined risk assessments (PDRA’s) route. These are essentially
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