European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), EU
As EASA RPAS Technologies Expert Antonio Marchetto is involved on regulatory as well as certification activities in the civil unmanned aircrafts domain. He has been particularly engaged in the process leading to the publication of the Agency’s technical opinion on a regulatory framework for the operation of unmanned aircrafts. Before joining the Agency he worked for several years in the military unmanned aircraft domain being deeply involved in the nEUROn program and, previously, in the UAV demonstrator program Sky-X. He formerly carried out systems design, development and certification activities for several other programs, such as the C27-J airlifter and the Eurofighter. He holds a degree in Electronics Engineering from the Turin Polytechnic and a Master in Technology Management from the Stetson School of Business and Economics of Mercer University, Atlanta.
The presentation will give an update about EASA regulatory activities on unmanned aircraft, focusing specifically on the content of the recently published NPA on the open and specific unmanned aircraft categories. A view will be provided on other ongoing and planned rulemaking tasks. The presentation will also update the status and provide links with other EASA activities on unmanned aircraft, with particular reference to international co-operations.