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Information from the association as well as general topics concerning drones.

Latest news from the SFCD

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New drone regulation

For the time being, the existing national law applies to drones in Switzerland.

Link drone regulation BAZL

FAQ Drone regulation 2020

WEF 2023 Davos

As a preliminary information, we would like to inform you about the planned restrictions for drones (or all VLK aircraft) at the WEF Davos 2023.

Based on the Federal Council decision on the WEF, the restrictions will be published in the normal way (NOTAM/DABS) as well as on the drone map and the FOCA/LW/KAPO websites. 

The ...

SESAR 3 JU U-space showcase

The Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) and SESAR 3 Joint Undertaking are organising the EU Drone Days, taking place 29-30 November in Brussels, Belgium. Over the course of the event, participants will gain key insights into the Commission’s Drone Strategy 2.0., and join in discussions on how ready the European drone sector is to make U-space a reality. Participants can also enjoy an exhibition of the latest industry innovations in urban air mobility and SESAR 2020 U-space projects.

On day two, the SESAR 3 JU will host a U-space Showcase event. This will be an opportunity for the European drone community to present and discuss progress towards making U-space a...

EU Drone Days

The Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) and SESAR 3 Joint Undertaking are organising the EU Drone Days, taking place 29-30 November in Brussels, Belgium. Over the course of the event, participants will gain key insights into the Commission’s Drone Strategy 2.0., and join in discussions on how ready the European drone sector is to make U-space a reality. Participants can also enjoy an exhibition of the latest industry innovations in urban air mobility and SESAR 2020 U-space projects.

The EU Drone Days will kick off with the launch of the forward-looking European Drone Strategy 2.0, intended to foster uptake of drone technology, while ensuring safety, security a...

World record journey by the RhB on 29 October 2022 on the Albula line 

On Saturday 29 October 2022, the Rhaetian Railway will carry out a world record journey on the Albula line with the longest narrow-gauge passenger train (1900m long).

On Saturday 29 October 2022, the Rhaetian Railway will carry out a world record journey on the Albula line. Approximately 4000 guests are expected (large crowds), and the event wil...

The new president

The new president,
Dominique Peter
was elected in the second ballot. Under his leadership, the Board will be constituted and begin its work in the next few days.

Link to the m...

Map of the Federal Office for Civil Aviation

Where can I fly everywhere?

The Federal Office of Civil Aviation will show you the zones with restrictions for model aircraft and drones and the official aeronautical map of Switzerland.