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Greece on course to manufacturing its first UAV called OURANOS

Greece is on the way to creating its first unmanned aircraft (UAV) after the competent services approved the first stage of the certification process.

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority announced that the first certification for  “Unmanned Aerial Systems – UAVs” has been completed by the relevant Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), in collaboration with the University of Thessaloniki (Thessaloniki).

The approval concerns the innovative unmanned“OURANOS”system designed and made byALTUS.

The regulations set out the procedures for matters of certification, flight safety, rights, obligations, limitations, and capabilities, but also of privacy, personal data protection, civil liability and civil protection.

The scope of the UAV certification system includes matters ranging from and related to: Photographing and filming for personal or professional use, to topographical and agricultural applications but also to the supervision of all types of installations.

This diversity creates a dynamic environment that is particularly demanding for the provisions and specifications of the Regulations.

The CEO of Altus Zacharias Sarris immediately after receiving the certificate stressed: “By completing the certification process of the ‘Unmanned System’ OURANOS we proved the potential in Greece for reliable manufacturing, development and safe operation of Drone applications, paving the way for business opportunities for companies in Greece and abroad.”

  • Published in Greece


By: Yanna Darilis

Kos has been one of the most visited destinations in Greece, known as the island of the ancient Greek father of medicine Hippocrates, her endless sandy beaches, turquoise sea, luxurious 5 star hotels and recently famed for her fine dining experience.

The beautiful large island encompasses a city beach life. The people of Kos are known for their traditional Greek hospitality, and cultivation of natural resources, as well as the biking island as the local mostly use this form of transportation because of her flat land.

Kos is very easy to get to with direct international flights and many flights offered daily from Athens, as well as an organized and well maintained harbor and marina. The marina is romantic and lined with various boats that can take you on daily excursions to other amazing neighboring islands such as Patmos, Kalymnos and Simi.

  • Published in Travel
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