BOREAL in a European project aimed at improving the safety and security of European ports

M3 Systems Belgium , sister company of BOREAL SAS, is a member of the consortium of the European PASSport project aiming to design a solution based on fixed / rotary wing drones and submarines to improve safety and security in port areas. The need stems from Directive 2005/65/EC requiring the completion of surveillance systems for … Read more

The BOREAL drone, authorized by the DGAC to carry out high elongation* missions, a French first for a 25 kg fixed-wing drone

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) has granted BOREAL specific authorizations for flight operations out of sight (Beyond Visual Line of Sight: BVLOS**) at great elongation in maritime (70 km) and forest environments. (2 km) for recurring commercial operations. These authorizations come at the right time at a time when maritime and environmental applications … Read more

EUREC4A project: Le BOREAL flies to the Caribbean!

Alongside the CNRS and Météo France as well as several international institutions, BOREAL flew to the island of Barbados to participate in one of the largest climatological campaigns of recent years. The EUREC4A project ( Elucidating the role of clouds-circulation coupling inclimate ) started on January 20, 2020, will make it possible to study for … Read more

BOREAL was present at the inauguration of the TERRISCOPE project

The TERRISCOPE project, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Occitanie region, has made it possible to develop an aerial remote sensing research platform to monitor the environment. BOREAL SAS provided ONERA with 4 drones integrating innovative payloads (LIDAR and hyperspectral camera) for the development of an airborne platform. Equipped with optical … Read more

BOREAL appears in Inside Unmanned!

Boreal appears in the October/November issue of Inside Unmanned Systems, a press magazine specializing in world-class drones. Read the presentation of the BOREAL drone and its active participation in the European Skyopener project, a project co-financed by the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA), the European Commission and by the Horizon 2020 program aimed … Read more

Mission accomplished for BOREAL!

The demonstration planned on the beach of Cap de L’Homy (40) took place successfully yesterday afternoon! BOREAL deployed its drone dedicated to Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) off the Landes coast this Wednesday, October 16. With an optronic camera from our partner INPIXAL on board, the BOREAL completed a two-hour flight at an average speed … Read more

The BOREAL drone performed a flight for the Terriscope project

Equipped with a latest generation hyperspectral camera, the BOREAL drone flew to the ONERA site in Esperce on Tuesday August 27 to collect the data necessary for the progress of the TERRISCOPE project. The Terriscope project is a shared research platform in airborne optical remote sensing for the study of the environment and the territories … Read more

Flight phase for BOREAL SAS!

At the end of August, BOREAL SAS carried out several flights of its drones equipped with different payloads such as an inertial unit from the company IXBLUE or a hyper-spectral camera. The data collected on the ONERA site in Esperce will be used for multiple ongoing projects and in particular the one called FRELON (FREnch … Read more

The BOREAL drone, the drone used in the European Skyopener project

The European Skyopener project, co-financed by the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA), the European Commission and by the Horizon 2020 program aims to develop the civilian use of drones. Today, the civil exploitation of drones is subject to strict regulations, a fortiori with regard to out-of-sight operations. Integration into air traffic is also … Read more

Using the BOREAL to improve cyclone forecasting

A measurement campaign to sample the atmosphere above the Indian Ocean in areas where cyclones form has just ended in Reunion. A look back at this mission, the objective of which is to improve hurricane forecasts. A first flight campaign of the Boréal drone took place, from February 3 to 18, 2019, in Reunion, as … Read more