Disclaimer and Risk Information
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Sport flying is an activity that is associated with considerable risks for crew, passengers, third parties and other objects. In order to make full and safe use of FLARM, it is absolutely essential to be fully aware of the risks, operating conditions, restrictions and limitations associated with the use of FLARM, ensure a proper installation and do regular software updates. This includes familiarity with and observance of this Operating Manual and the Installation Manual.
FLARM is designed and built as a non-essential 'situation awareness only' unit to support the pilot, and cannot always provide reliable warnings. In particular, FLARM does not give any guidance on avoiding action. Under no circumstances should a pilot or crewmember adopt different tactics or deviate from the normal principles of safe airmanship. The use of FLARM is solely at the discretion of the commander and his delegated crew member. Operation must be preceded by thorough familiarisation by the
commander or his delegated crew member with the Operating Manual.
FLARM radio communications take place in a license-free band in which there is general freedom to transmit and receive. This means that the band is also available to a number of other uncoordinated users. FLARM has no exclusive right to the use of this band and there is no guarantee that FLARM will not be subject to interference by third parties.
FLARM applies for the radio communication between the units a proprietary and copyright-protected protocol in regionally different frequency bands. The radio communication is separately secured against unauthorized access. The design is protected by several patents. The radio communication protocol is not public, but FLARM Technology GmbH offers a license contract where it is accessible in the form of a compatible core design ready for integration into 3rd party systems. These systems are officially declared as FLARM-compatible. Any non-licensed use, dissemination, copying, implementation, reverse engineering or decompilation of the FLARM radio communication protocol, the FLARM hardware and software or parts of it is forbidden by law and will be prosecuted. FLARM is an internationally registered trademark and can not be used without license. Technical specifications subject to change at any time without notice.
There are national differences in frequency allocation and operating conditions between countries. The aircraft commander and user are solely responsible for ensuring that their use of FLARM conforms with local regulations.
Operation of FLARM is limited to non-commercial day VFR flights.
The association FLARM Technology, FLARM Technology GmbH, its associates, owners, staff, management, development team, suppliers, manufacturers and data suppliers accept no responsibility for any damage or claims that may arise from use of FLARM.
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