CAP 1789 – How does it affect my PfCO!? | Mr MPW
Hi there it’s Matt Williams, mr. mpw, welcome back to the channel. If it’s your first time here, welcome we’re here to help and guide you, and hopefully in this one in particular. Let you know what the new rules and regulations are going to be pertaining to drone use so without further ado. Let’S dive on in today’s drone business secrets, video hello and welcome today’s drone business secrets.
Video we’re going to address the elephant in the room, which is the changes, are the changes to the rules and regulations which are just being announced at the moment and are probably by the looks of thing, is going to drop in the next 12 months or so They’Ve been bought in through a document called the cap 1789, the civil air publication, one seven, eight nine – actually, I say they’ve been bought in they haven’t been bought in yet – and this is one of the things that I think we need to look at. So, for a very long time about the last five years, actually, we’ve been teaching everybody about the three categories which are going to exist europe-wide in terms of drone regulations. The European Commission, through Yasir, have recently announced the regulations and they implemented, what’s called the implementing regulation, that IR, which announced what the rules and regulations are proposed to be kind of firm down. Now, I suppose, what they’re probably not likely to be on the 20th of May 2019 at the very earliest. The changes won’t happen until the 1st of July 2020.
So that leaves about a year for the CAA to work out how they’re going to implement these new rules and regulations. How they’re gon na adjust the framework and the fabric of what we do to make it fit the new regulations, one of the big things behind all of this, and there are changes coming in November 2019. We’Re aware of those, hopefully in the fact that we’re going to probably have to register our drones, we’re gon na have to register the fact that we are an operator and pay a a nominal fee to do so. These are kind of in addition to that, and it’s really important that we all get our heads around it. People don’t get too antsy or excited or angry about it.
We’Ve seen quite a lot of anger about the new proposed regulations on the forums and that isn’t the place. We need to be they’re, actually a good thing for the industry, from what we’ve seen so far and bear in mind. As I say, the CAA aren’t pressing forward with this full steam ahead. Yet because we’re not sure where we’re going to fall in terms of brexit and that will have potentially some impact. But even if we have a hard brexit with no deal and we’re not allowed to be part of Yasir anymore, I would imagine from what we’ve heard from the CIA haven’t engaged with them quite closely that we will still adopt the European regulations.
It may just be that actually our license or permission whatever it looks like at the time won’t directly cross over into the es framework. We may have to do an additional application to be able to get those permissions, but cap 1789 is out. I implore you to take a look at it. It doesn’t fundamentally affect anything until, as I say at the earliest, the first of July 2020. So we got about a year to wait until things change and actually we’ve got at least six months.
The CIA said it would be probably at the earliest November 2019, before we even find out what their proposed new framework is going to be in terms of licensing or permissions, or what the PFC Oh will look like what it will be called. All we can say is at the moment that people – and this is directly from the CIA people who have a PFC, Oh, will be well placed moving forwards because that will be grandfathered over to give you better permissions than you would get under the open category. And yes, if you’ve looked through the cap 1789 already, there is the potential in certain circumstances, for you to operate a drone in the open category when the regulations change for commercial gain, because that’s one of the big things that changes get rid of is this definition Or the delineation that we have at the moment between commercial and non-commercial usage of drones, and that’s why you would need a PFC. Oh, it kind of gets rid of that and says: well actually, you can operate commercially if there’s a low risk. Everything becomes risk centric and operation centric.
So if you’re, using a small or a large drone in the middle of nowhere for a commercial job, where there’s no risk to anybody and it’s a fairly simple operation, you may in certain circumstances be able to operate that in the open category. So you wouldn’t need a permission. You wouldn’t need a license whatever it looks like in the future. However, when you then break it down, what it actually looks like is that to operate a drone in a useful environment for a commercial application, you would need to be in one of the other categories, which will require an L of training and certification. Again, we don’t know what that looks like yet.
The CIA don’t really know what that looks like. Yet we will work with them as closely as we can and relay the information back to you, as we are able to one of the big things, though, that everybody seems to be glossing over is that yes, although the new regulations allow you to technically operate a Drone for commercial gain without the requirement for a permission or a license in certain circumstances. What you still require under EC 7, 8 5 2004, is insurance for a commercial air operation, which is what these drone operations will still be classed as so, in order to get insurance, you will currently, as is the way and having spoken to some of the major Insurance providers, you will still need to do an element of training to be able to get commercial insurance, so that is something that people don’t seem to have spotted necessarily yet, but I think that will come to the fore more and more as we go. So a quick kind of 5 or 6 minutes about the regulations, the elephant in the room. What everyone’s saying?
What we’re gon na do over the next couple of weeks is break down video by video phase by phase step by step the whole of the cap 1789. So that there is a high-level overview and then a breakdown of what it actually means that what the different parts mean start to understand the categories of aircraft. What that’s going to mean to us! So we will do those videos we’ll pop them all in a playlist. Please, if you enjoy the videos, if you like the content, we’re bringing you don’t forget to subscribe to the channel, make sure you press the Bell button next to the subscribe button.
That’S really important in this case, because then, whenever we drop these new videos into the playlists, you will be informed and that way hopefully you’ll end up with 20 30 40 videos worth of content, which is useful and helps you moving forwards. I’Ve been Matt Williams, fly safe and blue skies.