On July 2, 2019, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) formally published its “Special Condition for Small-Category Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Aircraft” (SC-VTOL-01). This page provides a reference for those interested in this first-of-its-kind pathway to eVTOL aircraft type certification.

On Jan. 27, 2020, EASA published its “Proposed Special Condition: Electric / Hybrid Propulsion System,” SC-E-19. The initial deadline for comments was extended twice, to June 19, 2020.

On May 25, 2020, EASA announced that it had published its proposed Means of Compliance for SC-VTOL. The deadline for comments is July 24, 2020.

 

Updated May 25, 2029