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Drone Safety

KIAST is focusing efforts on drone research, one of the most promising industries,
to lead the way in the 4th industrial revolution.

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Drone Pilot Project

Drone Pilot Project

Drone pilot project aims to promote the drone industry and improve flight safety by implementing PR activities that help announce and share achievements regarding systematic planning, operation, safety verification, and pilot projects.

Research Overview

Project Name

Pilot Project for Safety Verification of UAS

Project Period

2015.12 - 2018.12 (3 years)

Project Objectives
  • Support in identifying new industrial fields and business models
  • Safety assessment regarding the appropriate level of safety standards including laws and regulations
Test Items

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Night flight, high altitude flight, flight over densely populated areas, BVLOS flight, reliability of autonomous flight system, verification of visual aid devices, impulse, meteorological effects, topographic and geographical effects, Geo-fencing, C2, Sense & Avoid, frequency interference, and others

Project Areas

Delivery of Goods
1Delivery of Goods
Forest Protection and Disaster Monitoring
2Forest Protection and Disaster Monitoring
Facility Safety Check
3Facility Safety Check
National Territorial Survey and Settlement
4National Territorial Survey and Settlement
Drone Pilot Project
Coastal and Border Area Management
5Coastal and Border Area Management
Unmanned Aircraft Control by Using Communication Networks
6Unmanned Aircraft Control by Using Communication Networks
Photography and Leisure
7Photography and Leisure
Agricultural Support
8Agricultural Support

Airspaces Available

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Airspaces Available
Airspaces Available, Category, Location, Component, Diameter, Altitude, Comments
Category Location Component Diameter(km) Altitude(m) Comments
Designated in 2015 Goheung Open terrain, coast 22.0 450 Circular-shaped
Yeongwol Stream, forest 11.0 450 Circular-shaped
Daegu Open terrain, stream, forest 7.4 450 Circular-shaped
Jeonju Open terrain 3.6 300 Circular-shaped
Designated in 2016 Boeun Forest 6.0 300 Circular-shaped
Busan Coast 5.5 450
(Take-off and landing: 300m)
Fan-shaped
Goseong Coast 3.0 450 Circular-shaped

Achievements

Achievements

Achievements

  • Improved legal systems related to safety
  • Newly established approval system for special flights
  • Extended scope of ultralight vehicle-based projects
  • Extended exemption scope of safety certification for UAS
  • Developed safety standards for special flights
  • Newly established special cases for application
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  • Commercialization of drones
  • Establishment and operation of the Association for Drone Industry Promotion

Desired Effects

To secure drone experts
To acquire sufficient research experience in aviation policy and technology
To establish a practical cooperation framework
To address pending issues in a timely manner and prepare follow-up measures
To be able to introduce flexibility to some extent
상단이동
Planning and Innovation Division/UAS Safety Division Robot Tower(16-18th floor)
Aviation Technology Division/Aviation Certification Division Robot R&D Center(1st-3rd floor), 155-30, Robot land-ro, Seo-gu, Incheon[22581]

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