EASA published European Plan for Aviation safety 2020-2024 on 20-Jan-20
This document reflects where the regulations may go in the coming year.
An important part pertaining to our field of expertise is airworthiness and continuing airworthiness . Chapter 10 of the document is dedicated to this matter. It also covers future regulations pertaining to electric and hybrid propulsion of aircraft.
Some subjects covered: higher altitude airspace (space) vehicles envisioned to be commercially operated, tilt rotor aircraft, Lower airspace unmanned air systems.
There are 51 items pertaining to airworthiness and maintenance in the document so a lively period of amended and new regulations van be expected in the coming years.
Have a read; it will be interesting to have a preview into the future or airworthiness regulations