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In Italy there is no legislation specifically governing aerial photography by kite and its variants.
Therefore we must find the laws that address the different aspects involved in KAP. To this end we have identified three main themes:
  1. Flight
  2. Video footage and photos
  3. Radio frequencies

1 - The flight

The first problem is to understand whether and how kites, balloons, aircraft, etc are classified as flying "objects":..
ENAC Technical Regulations in Chapter "C" will find this table:

an interesting thesis About the rating on the Internet has been published on the following site http://www.tesionline.com/intl/table-of-contents.jsp?idt=883.
In chapter 1 "Legal Aspects of Aircraft" there are interesting observations on how kites and balloons are considered in terms of regulations.
Currently, the limits imposed by regulations do not specifically relate to the flight of kites and balloons, but generally any obstacle on the ground which can create an obstacle in aircraft approach surfaces for landing or takeoff.
Thus kites and balloons are treated as a manmade object that cannot, under ENAC law, exceed 40 meters above the ground. The ENAC management planning and regulatory body state that this will soon be increased to 100 meters.
We must consider that all air traffic, except for military and non-emergency operations or intervention takes place at an altitude of no less than 500 feet = 152 meters.
In addition, flight operations and flight obstacles is prohibited from the airport reference point to a radius of 8 km. For each airport's points of reference, consult local airport authorities.

Per i punti di riferimento degli aeroporti bisogna consultare le Direzioni Aeroportuali Competenti per area territoriale.

For more information see the ENAC site even though it is very difficult to make sense of all the regulations, circulars, information, technical information, technical arrangements, technical specifications etc..


2 - Video clips and photos

For aerial photography, this is the main piece of legislation of interest:

Regulations regarding the simplification of procedures relating to surveys and aerial photography in the national territory and territorial waters (no. 112-undecies Annex 1 of Law No. 59/1997 as amended).

Usually in KAP, even though footage is shot at low altitude, people's faces, car license plates and / or other details are not distinguishable. It should, however, be noted that in this case one must consider the relevant privacy laws.

3 - Radio Frequency

As explained in the technical section, KAP uses two types of radio frequencies. The radio streams are bidirectional.The video input signal displays the camera frame and the ground station radio output controls the camera.
The output frequencies are those commonly used to control radio-controlled models. The table below shows all frequencies authorized in Italy:

Incoming frequencies are the same that are used for video surveillance systems, or wireless household appliances (baby monitor, internet modem, etc.)..
The use of these frequencies (typically 2.4 GHz) is regulated by the Ministry of Communication (see specific decree), which also sets the maximum power used by transmitters in 10 mW..
The same frequency can also be used for radio controlled models and apparently the Ministry of Communications will soon amend the law to allow the use of power up to 100 mW.