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Night VFR in France

I would like to conduct a night VFR in France and I am looking for the special regulations (references) for the following questions If an airport is approved for night VFR and nothing is mentioned ...
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What are the aerodrome services SRE and CEV?

eAIP in France list two services on AD-2 (aerodromes) for which I have no clue what they stand for. They are not known to AIXM neither. SRE found on eAIP of ...
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How much can a plane deviate from its route to Paris (CDG and ORY) before an alert is raised?

I was reading about the 9/11 hijacks and the Wikipedia information about flight AA 11 mentions that Of the four hijacked aircraft on 9/11, the nine minutes of advance notification about the ...
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What is Lower Traffic Area (LTA) airspace in France?

In France, AIP ENR-2.1 subsection 2.1.2 defines airspaces of type CTA (control area), UTA (upper traffic area) and LTA (lower traffic area). I'm not familiar with LTA which appears not to exist ...
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Where can we fly a drone in Paris?

I'm wandering if I can fly my Phantom 4 Pro in Paris. What are the restrictions? If it's not allowed, can I get an official authorization as I'm an experienced drone operator?
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What is the reason for the sudden increase of French published accident and incident investigation reports in 1997?

The number of accidents and incident reports available online at BEA has changed dramatically between 1996 and 1997: There was an average of 2 reports per year until 1996, and an average of about 125 ...
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What did Paris' de Gaulle airport look like before the t2 expansion?

Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG/LFPG) in Paris had great expansion in the new century, including new runways and terminal 2 buildings. What was the airport layout before the great expansion?
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Why do airlines follow these routes between Barcelona and Düsseldorf?

In the wake of GermanWings' terrible incident of flight 9525, I have noticed that the crash location is quite far from the shortest route connecting the two airports. I then went on FlightRadar24's ...
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Where is the airport in Disneyland Paris? (DLP)

I just found out that there is an airport in Disneyland Paris with the IATA code DLP. Since I've never heard of it, I wanted to see it on Google Maps, but haven't found it. Is there actually an ...
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What do the levels stand for in French Air Traffic Service Levels?

I am planning a flight to Le Touquet (LFAT) in France next week, I've been told that ATC is not open all days so I've checked the NOTAMS. This seems applicable but I'm not sure I'm interpreting it ...
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What should I do to become a pilot for skydivers, in France?

What are the steps needed to become a pilot that can transport skydivers? I'm more specifically interested in the situation in Europe, France. I would expect lessons / certifications, then more ...