You are welcome with your UAV in Switzerland
In Switzerland you have a distinction between three weight classes:
- Cat. 1: 1 to 500 grams (Toy drones)
- Cat. 2: 500 grams to 30 kilos (Mavics, Phantoms, Typhoons etc.)
- Cat. 3: Heavier than 30 kilos (only for professional use, that's not what this page is about)
For category 2 you have to follow the rules below:
Maximum take-off weight: 30 kilo
Maximum hight: 150 meters / 492 ft.
Maximum horizontal distance: Keep visual contact with UAV
Insurance: from 500 gram, you must have a liability insurence with a coverage of 1 Million Swiss Francs
FPV: Allowed, but you need a spotter/Observer
Other distances:At least 100 meters of people, buildings, vehicles, vessels
Distance Airports / Heliports: 5 km / 3.18 mi.
Night flights: Prohibited
Prohibited: above crowds, nature reserves, vehicles, vessels, buildings, near ski lifts, all winter sports area.
Federal Office Civil Aviation (FOCA)
Contact information: email@example.com / +41 584658039
No Fly Zone Map.