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New Drone Regulations in Mexico

On May 31, 2016, the Mexican Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) issued a new mandatory circular CO AV-23/10 R3 (the Circular) applicable to all Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS).   The Circular updates and replaces the prior version published in 2015[1], considering the new international practices in the sector [in bracket we will highlight the main changes].   The Circular is applicable to: 1.- All individuals and entities that intend to operate or currently operate RPAS; 2.- All manufacturers, importers and distributors of RPAS [new], and 3.-  All RPAS operating in Mexico,

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The Mexican Civil Aviation Authority has issued a new mandatory circular for all Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) operations

On April 8, 2015, the DGAC issued a new mandatory circular CO AV-23/10 R2 that “establishes the requirements to operate RPAS” (the Circular) to be more in line with the regulatory regimes of other countries that have developed such regulations. The Circular supersedes and replaces the prior mandatory circular CO AV-23/10 R1. The Circular is applicable to : all individuals and entities that intend to operate or currently operate RPAS; all RPAS operating in Mexico, including those belonging to the Mexican government, except for those having a national security purpose;