News and information

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

Latest news from the SFCD

  • The latest information from the board
  • Topics in the environment of the SFCD
  • Interesting topics about drones

New drone regulation

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

Link drone regulation BAZL

FAQ Drone regulation 2020

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...

3rd Webinar UAV DACH Members introduce themselves

AV DACH e.V. presents the webinar series "UAV DACH members introduce themselves", in which members can introduce themselves and their business model and talk about challenges and solutions.

We are pleased to invite you to the third webinar on 17.06. at 9:00 - 10:30.

The program with discussion rounds and personal exchange is moderated by Michael Wieland. Please not...

Call for participation in the UAS survey

Dear members, on 29.5.2020 we asked you by e-mail to participate in a survey. The results will contribute significantly to a uniform and appropriate application of the regulations for the operation and technology of UAS in the EU member states.

This therefore also concerns Switzerland, where the SVZD has its members. Participation from Switzerland has so far lagged far behind the results of all European countries.

Ther...

Invitation Webinar "UAV DACH members introduce themselves"

Our members are also invited to present their company to a large drone community in such webinars. Interested parties should contact the office of UAV-DACH with reference to their membership in the SFCD.

UAV DACH e.V. presents the webinar series "UAV DACH members introduce themselves", in which members can introduce themselves and their business model as well as talk about challeng...

Swiss Aerospace Cluster is launching a new Working Group "Drones & UAS"

Swiss Aerospace Cluster is launching a new Working Group "Drones & UAS", dedicated to focus on developing, manufacturing, certifying, operating and providing services for unmanned ...

Introduction Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947 postponed

Dear members,

it is now official and binding: the validity dates of the implementing regulation (EU) 2019/947 on the rules and procedures for the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles are postponed by six months. The corresponding EU Regulation 2020/746 was published today (5.6.2020) in the Official Journal of the European Union and comes into force on 6.6.2020.

The dates mentioned in Articles 20 to 22 of EU Regulation 2019/947 are postponed by exactly half a year. The date of validity of EU Regulation 2019/947 (Article 23(1)) is postponed t...

The U-Space project - The future of drones in Switzerland: an inventory

The "Innovation and Digitisation" organisational unit of the Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) cordially invites you to the webinar "The U-Space Project - The Future of UAVs in Switzerland: A Review" on 9 July 2020 at 16:00.

The content of the webinar aims to introduce the U-Space project, which consists of a collection of specific services and procedures with the aim of integrating drones into the air...

UAS OPS survey by UVS International until 22 June 2020

In view of the current problematic situation caused by COVID-19 and the impact it is having on the drone operator community, and with the objective to optimize it's results, the "U...

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.