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The safe and efficient co-existence of manned and unmanned aircraft in the airspace is one of the major challenges in aviation for the next decades. The rapid growth in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), civil and military, has increased the demand for access to non-segregated airspace.
While in general ECA endorses EBT and the principle of ‘less checking more training’ a cautious approach to the implementation of EBT is crucial, while keeping in mind several essential safeguards.
SORA (Specific Operations Risk Assessment) is a multi-stage process of risk assessment aiming at risk analysis of certain unmanned aircraft operations, as well as defining necessary mitigations and robustness levels.
Created in 1991, the European Cockpit Association is the representative body of European pilots at EU level.
We represent over 40,000 pilots from the national pilot associations in 36 European states.
We are a recognised social partner and make every effort to ensure that aviation safety is in the driving principle of future European rules.