Legal position of the unmanned aircraft owner and operator in the EU law related to the insurance duty


In this paper author explores unmanned aircraft term, purpose and initiatives prior to the adoption of the Regulation (EU) 2018/1139 of 4 July 2018 of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules in the field of civil aviation and establishing a European Union Aviation Safety Agency. Besides, the authorinvestigates method of the legal regulation of the essential requirements for unmanned aircraft according to the said Regulation in the EU law for design and manufacturing, spares and equipment to control unmanned aircraft remotely by natural persons or entities, notions of the unmanned aircraft, remote pilot and equipment to control unmanned aircraft remotely, basic insurance principles for the owners and operators according to the Regulation (EC) No 785/2004 of 21 April 2004 on insurance requirements for air carriers and aircraft operatorsin the EU and some features of that type of insurance on the British insurance market.
Pieces of legislation and various documents of the EU, insurance policy terms for the unmanned aircraft from the British insurance market, as well as other relevant sources were used during the writing of this paper.

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