Beforehand flying with your drone, please find out the regulation of the country where you are.
In France, it is important to know the regulation of the drone flight scenarios S1, S2, S3 ou S4.
The scenario S3 from the DGAC describes an operation running in agglomeration or nearby persons or animals, with a direct view and at a maximal horizontal distance of 100m from the pilot.
In this case, the legal limits of this scenarios are defined by the following rules: a maximal horizontal distance of 100m and a maximal altitude of 150m. The S3 accreditation is given for a drone flying mass limit of 2kg without parachute or for a drone flying mass of 8kg with parachute and if the installation of the technical equipments required by law have been validated. The drone must be equipped with a safety system according to the annexe 2 of the french law of the 11th of April 2012 (parachute…).
The use of a remote dedicated to trigger the parachute deployment and an automatic motor switch-off are mandatory.
Most of the incidents occuring are due to an electronic failure. In order to have a system totally reliable and independent of the flight electronics, it is essential that the rescue parachute system is completely isolated from an electric, electronic and radiocommunication sights.
A failure can occure on any machine, a setting or a piloting error, a flight collision. The damages occured by a crash can quickly reach thousands of euros.
The rescue parachute Opale Parachutes is the essential safe and reliable option to prevent crashes.