COMMONS

MPs investigate drones regulation and registration

07 June 2019

The Defence Committee takes evidence from aviation experts on Tuesday 11 June 2019 on drones regulation and registration.

Purpose of the session

First panel

The purpose of the first panel involves Regulation and Registration.

The aims are to determine the effectiveness of the current regulatory framework, to appraise forthcoming changes including registration requirements, to identify potential gaps in the Government’s strategy and to gain an understanding of potential future regulation strategies for evolving drone technology.

Second panel

The aims of the second panel involve In-Built Safety Technologies.

To evaluate the state of current in-built drone safety features including effectiveness and prevalence and to learn about future possible safety features.

Witnesses

Tuesday 11 June 2019, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 9.45am

  • Tim Johnson, Policy Director, Civil Aviation Authority
  • Richard Parker, Chief Executive Officer, Altitude Angel
  • Anne-Lise Scaillierez, Financial Director, Association of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems UK

At 10.45am (approx.)

  • Professor James P. Scanlan, University of Southampton
  • Brendan Schulman, Vice President of Policy and Legal Affairs, DJI
  • Sir Brian Burridge, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Aeronautical Society

Further information

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