Who We Are
JARUS is a group of experts gathering regulatory expertise from all around the world. At present, 50 countries, as well as the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and EUROCONTROL, are contributing to the development of JARUS work products. At the end of 2015, the Stakeholder Consultation Body (SCB), representing all industry communities of interest, was established to allow stakeholders the opportunity to support JARUS activities.
 As of January 2017: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Slovenia, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America.
The purpose of JARUS, as stated in our Terms of Reference, is “to recommend a single set of technical, safety and operational requirements for all aspects linked to the safe operation of the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS). This requires review and consideration of existing regulations and other material applicable to manned aircraft, the analysis of the specific tasks linked to RPAS and the drafting of material to cover the unique features of RPAS”. The JARUS guidance material aims to facilitate each authority to write their own requirements and to avoid duplicate efforts. Read more...