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The new version of the German aviation legislation

German aviation legislation
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At the latest after the Federal Council in its session on March 26, 2021, rejected the Federal Ministry of Transport’s newly drafted air traffic regulations in its entirety, it is more open than ever whether the new version of the German air traffic legislation can even succeed before the parliamentary summer break and the subsequent federal election campaign.  Tomorrow, the “Draft of a law to adopt national regulations to the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947 of the Commission of May 24, 2019, on the rules and procedures for the operation of unmanned aircraft” will be on the agenda of the German Bundestag for the first time. However, the topic is not to be debated in plenary but rather referred to the responsible transport committee for advice in the so-called simplified procedure. And the committee has already scheduled a public hearing on April 19, 2021. How to get involved in associations such as the Federal Association of Copter Pilots or the Federal Association for Unmanned SystemsWe wanted to know from Chairmen Christoph Bach (BVCP) and Matthias Still (BUVUS) the current situation around the new version of the German aviation legislation. 

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