Do remember that even with the Brexit effect, the UK CAA will remain an integral part of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Our regulations will therefore be very close to the EU’s, as long as they are in the UK’s interests of course.
The acceptance process of the EU’s proposed drone regulation (Implementing Act & Delegated Act) seems to be on schedule. The acceptability of the Implementing Act was voted by the EASA Committee in February 2019 and the Delegated Act was adopted by the European Commission on 12 March 2019.
The most recent editions of the regulation documents are available here:
The next steps are:
The EASA is now working on the Decision relative to the Implementing Act that will include:
The Decision is due to be published by the end of the third quarter of 2019.
Moreover, the EASA is developing the Opinion for the standard scenario that will include the amendment to the Implementing Act with the Appendix containing the first two standard scenarios (which can be accepted by means of a declaration).