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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 from 1 January 2021

Link drone regulation BAZL

FAQ Drone regulation 2020

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...

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...

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.