In the vicinity of the airports of Frankfurt and Munich will ascend drones in the coming weeks enhanced. The unmanned flight body belong to the results of extensive testing, the German air navigation, to test at the two sites in each of three different systems for the discovery of the drones. The detection is considered a basic requirement to be able to then dangerous approaches to passenger machines prevent.
The up in the October of the current Tests be coordinated with the competent authorities, local authorities and the police, informed the air traffic control on Thursday in Frankfurt. You should create the basis for the tendering of a detection system. Monitors should be used To approach and departure corridors up to a certain height and a lateral extent of about 18 kilometers. For the Frankfurt airport system with four lanes, some of which will be flown in from various directions, the result is a very large Area.
drone sightings in the vicinity have led in the past to the setting of flight operations at airports, with corresponding economic consequences for Airlines and airport operators. At least one had to be adjusted because of illegal drone operation in Frankfurt in February and again in March. In the past year, the air navigation service of the 125 reported incidents with drones, the airports or Airliners had come close to.Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 12:19