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Latest news from the SFCD

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New drone regulation from 1 January 2021

Link drone regulation BAZL

FAQ Drone regulation 2020

The new classes C0 to C4

In order to support the UAV community in the safe operation of their UAVs, EASA provides brochures with the most important safety points for UAVs of classes C0 to C4.

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Board members wanted

At the General Assembly 2021, three board positions are up for replacement. A second auditor is also being sought.

Swiss UTM-Forum

Save the Date

Save the Date

4th Swiss UTM Forum

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the conference will be held as online session

Thursday, Nov...

Members of the Board

Board members wanted for Legislature 2021/2022

Dear members

The 2-year term of office of the following members of the Executive Committee ends on 31.12.2020 or the date of the General Assembly 2021.

Name F...

Update "New drone regulation as of 01 January 2021

Delegate Regulation (EU) 2019/945 has been in force in the EU (excluding Switzerland) since summer 2019. Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947, on the other hand, should only be appl...

International survey on the drone operations market

The executive committee invites the members of the drone association to participate in the survey.

Link to Global UAS Operations in English
Link to Global UAS Operations in Fra...

Survey: Working Group Space

The SAC Working Group Space & Satellite Navigation has initiated a survey to better understand the specific needs of its working group members. The working group also wants to lear...

The Alliance for sensible drone regulation in Switzerland

The Alliance for Reasonable UAV Regulation in Switzerland was created in response to the FOCA's planned takeover of European UAV regulation with effect from 1 January 2021.

The Alliance is in favour of a moderate and reasonable limitation of the operation of drones to the benefit of all aircraft, but requires a clear and strict separation between priv...

SAC Working Group 'Drones & UAS': Call for Interest

Unmanned Aircraft System operations are becoming part of the Swiss airspace environment, as the use of UAS for professional activities is experimenting a rapid growth and being acc...

Use of drones in East Africa in the market development programme of the Federal Office of Economics and Energy

We would like to draw your attention from the association to a webinar of enviacon GmbH on Tuesday, 23 June 2020 from 14:00 to 17:00: the webinar will highlight the use of drones i...

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.