Brexit and the UK General Election may have a longer term effect on a new ruling by the EU, who recently approved a new regulation (EU) 2019/1020 ("Requirements to the CE Mark, Criteria for appointing and operation of Notified Bodies and Market Authorities"). This amends the Directive 2004/42/EC plus the Regulation (EC) 765/2008 and (EU) 305/2011 concerning control of products entering the European market.
After several years, the multimedia immunity standard, EN 55035:2017, is now a harmonised standard for CE Marking under the EMC Directive 2014/30/EU.
Up until recently, drones – otherwise known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – were considered a largely harmless gadget used by enthusiasts to capture wide angle footage and aerial photography. But when the UK’s two largest international airports were brought to a standstill at the end of 2018, that perception quickly took a different shape.