Beyond line of sight drone missions

Our OUTDOOR TEST AREA EBR 73 is used for flights departing from runway 06L / 24R and / or operational for beyond line of sight drone missions.

Applications

  • UAV multi-copter
  • Fixed-wing flight training
  • Demonstration & events

Facilities

  • Surface: approx. 7.5km x 7km*
  • Minus a 50 m bufferzone from the edges of the area
  • Maximum area altitude 2000 Ft AMSL (1750 Ft AGL/ 530 m AGL)*
  • *Minus 100 Ft safety bufferWIFI available
  • Operational requirements

    • In accordance with UAS Geozone entry Requirements for EBR 73
    • Take-off and landing from the RWY 06L/24R or from one of the platforms in EBR 61 (see procedures EBR 61)
    • UAS have to avoid all populated areas within EBR 73
    • Under specific conditions limited simultaneous manned traffic is allowed in Sint-Truiden ATZ when UAS active in EBR 73
    • Permanent contact between de Drone Zone Responsible (DZR) and the DAC thru best means (ProTalk 2-way ground communication system (provided at DronePort) and back up by mobile phone).
    • The area has to be activated by NOTAM. NOTAM request will be introduced by the Droneport Geozone 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
    • Permanent contact with control tower required;
    • DZR must contact DAC a safety problem occurs or could occur in respect to manned aircraft;
    • DZR must inform DAC of any incident or accident
    • DZR will inform DAC at the start and the end of flying activities
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