Markets, trends and perspectives

What's going on in the world of FLYBOTS? How is the market developing? What are current trends? Where are the perspectives?

Here you will find exciting articles about FLYBOTS. Experts share their knowledge on current topics related to the development and operation of FLYBOTS. Information from the community for the community.

Interview

FLYBOTS Techtalk: 5 questions to Christian Kaiser (Copting GmbH)

Christian Kaiser (CEO Copting GmbH)

In our "Techtalk" we would like to know more in detail and begin our interview series with Christian Kaiser, Managing Director at Copting GmbH. We wanted to find out which products and services have good prospects for growth from his point of view and which skills are crucial for drone training. Also important: Which wishes does Christian Kaiser have for politics and the development of the market.

Bund regelt Nutzung von Drohnen neu

Der Bundesrat hat am Freitag, 28. Mai 2021, dem von Herrn Bundesminister Andreas Scheuer vorgelegten Gesetzentwurf zur Anpassung nationaler Regelungen an die Durchführungsverordnung (EU) 2019/947 der Europäischen Kommission vom 24. Mai 2019 über die Vorschriften und Verfahren für den Betrieb

Community-Blogs

Celina Kiesling
25 June 2022
FLYBOTS Get together auf der ILA Berlin 2022

FLYBOTS Get together auf der ILA Berlin 2022

Kleines FLYBOTS Get together am 24.06 auf der ILA Berlin

Gilbert Linn
25 March 2022
Rathaus Hannover

Hello (FLYBOTS) World

Hallo liebe FLYBOTS-Community, mein Name ist Gilbert Linn und ich arbeite seit Januar 2022 für LNC LogistikNetwork Consultants GmbH in Hannover. Ich bin als wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter angestellt und unterstütze die Landesinitiative Niedersachsen Aviation und die interaktive Plattform FLYBOTS.INFO.

Celina Kiesling
22 March 2022
Profilbild Celina Kiesling

Von der zivilen Luftfahrt zu FLYBOTS

Kurze Vorstellung von Celina Kiesling

Interviews

FLYBOTS Techtalk: 5 questions to Christian Kaiser (Copting GmbH)
Christian Kaiser (CEO Copting GmbH)
FLYBOTS Techtalk: 5 questions to Andre Schiller (volaer.io GmbH)
Interview at Hypermotion X
FLYBOTS Techtalk: 5 questions to Daniel Stahlmann (ValoFly GmbH)
Daniel Stahlmann, ValoFly GmbH

Other sources online

Authorities

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, based in Langen, Hesse, is responsible for controlling air traffic in Germany. It is a company organised under private law and entirely owned by the German government. On behalf of the Federal Government, DFS performs the air traffic control tasks as specified in the German Air Traffic Act (Section 27c (2)).

The essential information you need to prepare your drone flight safely can be found on the website of Deutsche Flugsicherung (German Air Traffic Control). At www.dipul.de, a joint information service of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, all relevant information and rules for unmanned aviation in accordance with the German Air Traffic Regulations are summarized centrally on one website.

Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

The Ministry is headed by the Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. He directs and is responsible for the work of the department and its total of 43 subordinated authorities.

The Aviation Department looks after matters relating to national and international air traffic and aviation policy, airports and aviation safety. Together with Luftfahrt-Bundesamt (LBA), Bundesaufsichtsamt für Flugsicherung (BAF), Bundesstelle für Flugunfalluntersuchung (BFU), and Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS), it enables the seamless flow of air traffic in Germany, ensures the safe operation of German air carriers and takes into account all environmental, noise and consumer protection concerns. It represents German interests in international committees and organizations.

The essential information you need to prepare your drone flight safely can be found on the website of Deutsche Flugsicherung (German Air Traffic Control). At www.dipul.de, a joint information service of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, all relevant information and rules for unmanned aviation in accordance with the German Air Traffic Regulations are summarized centrally on one website.

Information on the activities of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure in the field of drones can be found here.

Luftfahrt-Bundesamt (LBA)

As the higher federal authority in the portfolio of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), the Luftfahrt-Bundesamt (LBA) ensures the safety of a flight far before it begins. By performing more than 100 certification, approval and supervisory functions, the LBA ensures the high safety standard of aviation in Germany.

Unit 5B of the Federal Aviation Authority is responsible for tasks related to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

All information, regulations and contact addresses are available on the unit's website.

Associations

BVZD - Branchenverband Zivile Drohnen e. V.

BVZD - Branchenverband Zivile Drohnen e. V. organizes the dialog between the civil drone industry, politics and society in the fields of new mobility, logistics and digitalization. The central goal of the association is the economic promotion of the young industry, the increase of flight safety in alignment with other road users and the positive shaping of political framework conditions.

German Aerospace Industries Association (Bundesverband der Deutschen Luft- und Raumfahrtindustrie e.V.)

With around 250 members, the German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) represents the interests of an industry that is characterized by international technological leadership and global success. The German aerospace industry is not only the lifeline and driving force of the economy, but also an important employer of predominantly highly qualified employees.

The primary tasks of the BDLI include communication with political institutions, authorities, associations and foreign representations in Germany as well as a wide range of member services in Germany and abroad. The association is also the trademark owner of ILA Berlin - the trade show for "Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace".

For many years now, the BDLI UAV Expert Committee has successfully accompanied the development of the civil and military drone market.

In view of overlapping interests, in 2017 the BDLI partnered with the German Air Transport Association on Unmanned Aviation (BUVUS) and established the voice of Unmanned Aviation in Germany with the joint initiative Verband Unbemannte Luftfahrt.

German Air Transport Association (Bundesverband der Deutschen Luftverkehrswirtschaft e. V.)

The German Air Transport Association (BDL) is the common voice of the German air transport industry.

It is open to all German aviation companies and associations. The association represents and promotes the interests of airlines, airports, German air traffic control and other service providers in German aviation.

The BDL is committed to ensuring that Germany can develop as a high-performance and competitive aviation location - in responsibility for society and the environment. The association acts as a central point of contact for politicians, the media and the public, bundling and communicating the issues that are of importance to the German air transport industry.

In order to speak with a strong voice on the important subject of unmanned aviation, manufacturers and operators in the German aviation industry - represented by the German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) and the German Air Transport Association (BDL) - have joined forces in the Unmanned Aviation Association.

UAV DACH e.V.

UAV DACH e.V. exists since 2000 and is the largest and most experienced German-speaking professional association for unmanned aerial vehicles in Europe. It represents the interests of about 220+ members from research & development, manufacturer and supplier industry as well as users and service providers from the countries Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and the Netherlands. The association's superordinate goals are the economical construction and use of unmanned aerial vehicles for the benefit of the public, the achievement of broad public acceptance and operational safety in the airspace without danger to persons and property on the ground.

Verband Unbemannte Luftfahrt

The Verband Unbemannte Luftfahrt is a joint initiative of the German Air Transport Association (BDL) and the German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI). The new association is primarily concerned with the challenges of certifying commercially used unmanned aviation systems and integrating them into the existing air transport system. The focus is on the safe coexistence of manned and unmanned aviation.

The 2021 market study "Analysis of the German Drone Market" by the Unmanned Aviation Association can be found here.