Landbouw

Ons OUTDOOR TESTGEBIED EBR 63 wordt gebruikt voor landbouwgerichte test- en wetenschappelijke onderzoeksvluchten. Dit gebied is gesitueerd boven het pcfruit onderzoekscentrum, de ideale match om specifieke drone applicaties voor de landbouw te testen.

Applications

  • Research flights over crops: apple, pear, cherry, vineyards, berries, strawberries
  • Research flights over irrigation, drought, fertilization, disease, pest, weed trials
  • Testing of cropping & pruning systems.
  • Follow-up of phenological development and production
  • UAV multi-copter
  • Fixed-wing flight training
  • Sensor testing & calibration
  • Hardware testing
  • Testing of non-certified & experimental equipment
  • Demonstration & events

Facilities

  • Surface: approx. 1300m x 1000m (115 Ha)
  • Maximum area altitude 650 Ft AMSL (400 FT AGL / 120m AGL)
  • Flying altitudes above 150 Ft AGL (45m) require coordination and approval of the DAC
  • WIFI available
  • Electricity available
  • Permanent contact with control tower

Operational requirements

  • In accordance with BCAA Requirements
  • Simultaneous flights of unmanned and manned aircraft allowed
  • Permanent contact between de Drone Zone Responsible (DZR) and the DAC by mobile phone
  • Flights above 300 Ft AGL (90m) require special coordination and approval of DronePort Ops Manager.
  • Take-off and landing from inside EBR 63 in a direction away from Rwy 06/24.
  • The area has to be activated by NOTAM.  NOTAM request will be introduced by the DronePort OPS Manager after drone-flight slot approval.
  • Slot request to be introduced by the drone operator at the latest 2 working days before the day of the flight event
  • Drone pilots are responsible for all safety aspects, incidents and procedures during flight.
  • The DZR must call DAC whenever a safety problem occurs in respect to manned flight activity.
  • The DZR must inform DAC on start and end of drone operations and specifically of flights above 300 Ft AGL (90m)

Coordinates

  1. 50°46’35’’N005°09’20’’E
  2. 50°46’32’’N005°09’57’’E
  3. 50°46’21’’N005°10’26’’E
  4. 50°45’58’’N005°09’56’’E
  5. 50°46’17’’N 005°08’55’’E
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