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Flying in France - War Memorials?

RattleHunter

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Hi,

I'm from the UK and I'm planning a trip to France to see some war memorials and battle fields and I could do with some local advice.

1) Airspace - I use the UK National Air Traffic Service (NATS) app on my phone to check UK airspace - is there a French equivalent that anyone could recommend?

2) I would always be mindful of disturbing other visitors to these sorts of places and I plan to film early in the morning but are there any specific rules preventing flights over French memorials?

Thanks in advance for any help or advice
 

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Thank you for the link.
I agree completely about respect both for the dead and also for other visitors. - The key reason for the trip is to find (and thereby honor) a particular relative's grave - If there is no opportunity to film then so be it.
 
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The French are a bit sensitive about this stuff right now. I'd be veeerrrry careful.
 

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Well I'm back - didn't fly at any of the cemeteries or the memorials - there were other people and it didn't seem right. Did fly over a Fort near Verdun - probably shouldn't have (there is a live firing range nearby) but it was early and there was no one else there and I kept it fairly low to the tree line.
Did fly over a huge and very symmetrical mine crater (Caterpiller - Redirect Notice) near hill 60 but the drone just kept losing contact even over 20 or 30 m with a clear line of site - NEVER had a problem like this at such close range I was wondering if the shape of the crater was causing the problem??
 

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