SFCD pilot licensing
With the licensing the SFCD standards the training level of drone pilots in Switzerland. Authorities, customers, service users and providers can rely on defined skill levels and thus base their business, approval and award processes on standardised definitions throughout Switzerland. As each country currently has its own guidelines and laws for drone operations, SFCD certification is only of significance for Switzerland for the time being. However, developments in neighbouring countries will be closely monitored and taken into account in future certification stages.
The way to the drone pilot with identity card
The ingredient is defined by syllabus per compartment. The procedure and content was adopted from manned aviation (PPL - private pilot licenses) and adapted for the needs and requirements of drone aviation.
On this web platform you can take the theory exam in different levels. There is a free demo exam to adjust depth and difficulty level.
Licensing and the information published here are interesting for:
- all drone pilots who are interested in licensing through the SFCD
- all who are interested in the different licensing levels and their contents
- Authorities and bodies
- Clients who would like to know which skills licensed drone pilots possess