China Net February 16th According to the French “Le Figaro” website reported on February 14, an 18-year-old boy from Nancy, France, was shot with a remote drone The whole city was charged. The French authorities are worried that the proliferation of remote drones will lead to security risks.
The 18-year-old boy is named Nans · Thomas. In January of this year, Thomas used a remote-controlled drone equipped with camera equipment to shoot over Nancy City, and collected the streets, houses and buildings in Nancy City. The video has a click-through rate of over 40. Ten thousand times. However, this wonderful journey in the air did not bring Thomas a happy ending. At the beginning of this week, Thomas was summoned by the local gendarmerie and sentenced to be sent to the court on May 20, summoning the reason “to put other people’s lives at risk”.
The French Civil Aviation Administration (DGAC) believes that this case is very vividly representative of the current state of use of remote drones —— users do not understand the relevant regulations. Originally developed for military purposes, remotely controlled drones typically weigh several tons and are now fully simplified, often used for entertainment purposes, or for shooting and observation of certain special occupations, such as artwork, construction sites, vineyard supervision, etc. .
The drone market is hot, and non-standard operation is a safety hazard
Over the past year, the development of remote-controlled drones has been very rapid, attracting more and more More and more high-tech enthusiasts buy. These hobbyists often ignore the relevant regulations promulgated by France in April 2012 when they operate drones, allowing drones to fly over the city. According to the regulations, in order to protect the safety of the city, users are not allowed to operate drones in residential areas without the police’s permission. According to the French Civil Aviation Administration, “France is the first country in the world to develop regulatory norms in this area”.
Today, there are 25 remotely piloted drone manufacturers and 345 related organizations and societies in France. Air Traffic Gendarmerie captain Christopher · Masette said, “We attach great importance to this growing drone abuse trend and are working hard to popularize the regulation to the general public. Abuse of unmanned opportunities creates a very real security risk. “And he also revealed that since September last year, the gendarmerie has taken a series of measures to promote the popularization of regulations, and related investigations have begun to pick up.
According to sources, as of now, four drones have been confiscated in France, and 21 drivers are in the process of litigation. At the end of last year, a drone enthusiast drove a drone near the Paris helicopter airport, almost causing a helicopter accident. Then the drone experienced a technical failure, fell on a nearby street, and was crushed by a passing car.
Chairman of the Civil Drone Professional Association, Emmanuel · DeMast expressed concern about this phenomenon: “The UAV market is hot today, and we are very worried that irregular operations will cause The tragedy happened. The French National Information and Freedom Commission (CNIL) also stated that it will pay attention to this situation, because the irregular use of drones will disrupt the private life of citizens. If left unchecked, perhaps the children will learn to use the drone to sneak a neighbor’s life and enjoy it. Since January this year, the French National Information and Freedom Commission will work with the French Civil Aviation Administration to improve relevant regulations and jointly manage irregular operational issues. (Internship Compilation: Yan Xinyue)
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