» How to register and insure your weather balloon in France! «

To register your weather balloon mission in France, two things are important: you need the ascent permit from the “Direction General elaviation civile (DGAC)”, and you need insurance for launching the weather balloon in France. We’ll explain how to obtain the ascent permit for the weather balloon in France and where to apply for insurance for your weather balloon in France:

How to register your weather balloon in France!

For a weather balloon uplift in France, you must have the approval of the “Direction General elaviation civile (DGAC)”. Each region in France is subject to a branch of the DGAC. Follow the link down below to obtain more information about registering a weather balloon in your preferred region of France. Please schedule a few weeks for the approval. The contact details of the appropriate authorities can be found here:

Direction Generale laviation civile (DGAC)

Apply for permission for launching a weather balloon in France (PDF-Download)

How to insure your weather balloon in France!

In order to apply for your weather balloon launch permit in France, you will need aviation liability insurance so that personal injury and property damage are covered. You can obtain weather balloon insurance for France using the following tool: Weather Balloon Insurance from AXA.

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