May 17, 2017
EASA and Italian Ministry of Defence sign Cooperation Arrangement on Aviation Safety
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Directorate for Air Armaments and Airworthiness (DAAA) of the Italian Ministry of Defence signed on May 12, 2017, in Cologne a Cooperation Arrangement on Aviation Safety. Both entities have agreed to cooperate, within the airworthiness domain, on areas such as drones including airworthiness certification and insertion into civil airspace, aviation safety, cybersecurity and environment. The Arrangement, which enters into force immediately, was signed by Patrick Ky, EASA Executive Director and Lieutenant General Francesco Langella, Director of the DAAA.