Nicolas Marcou



Direction Générale de l’Aviation Civile (DGAC), Direction de la Sécurité de l’Aviation Civile (DSAC), France

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Nicolas Marcou has an engineering educational background : Polytechnique School and national Civil aviation school; he graduated in 2001. Professional background : deputy head of Airport and NASP surveillance department, deputy head of Paris Region NASP


France has developed 4 standard scenarios within its national regulation since 2012 (two in visual line of sight, and two beyond visual line of sight). To meet the industry needs, 2 new standard scenarios are currently being developed. The first one allows a light training for UAS flights operated for internal purposes. The second refers to long range operations. These improvements are made possible thanks to a close cooperation between the French Civil aviation authority and the French industry.  These new standard scenarios are meant to match with the future EU regulation framework.

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