Wingtra is the world’s largest producer of commercial vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drones for mapping, survey and mining industry professionals.

Wingtra is focused on revolutionizing the way surveyors collect aerial data via drone technology.

Wingtra was founded in 2016 by Maximilian Boosfeld, Basil Weibel, Elias Kleimann and Sebastian Verling. The company is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, with offices in Fort Lauderdale and Zagreb.


Wingtra manufactures professional mapping drones, develops the software for fully autonomous flights and the WingtraPilot app operates the combined solution for accurate collection and processing of aerial survey data.


Wingtra’s flagship drone the WingtraOne VTOL, is an easy-to-use mapping drone that delivers consistent, high-quality survey data faster and at a lower cost than other surveying tools. The startup’s second-generation drone is called the WingtraOne Gen II, which can create survey-grade 2D and 3D maps with RGB cameras.


Wingtra’s drones is used by hundreds of businesses and organizations in 96 countries, including NASA, Texas A&M University, The Ohio State University, CEMEX, Rio Tinto, Army Corps of Engineers, and Kenya Red Cross. In total, the company’s drones make more than 100,000 flights each year and have mapped 18 million acres of land and sea.


Wingtra is backed by Verve Ventures, Credit Suisse Entrepreneur Capital, EIC Fund, ACE & Company, DiamondStream Partners, Zürcher Kantonal Bank, EASME, EquityPitcher Ventures, and others. The company raised $22M in a Series B round on Mar 20, 2023. This brings Wingtra's total funding to $41M to date.



  • Year founded: 2016
  • Funding Info: $41M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Zürich
  • State: Zürich
  • Country: Switzerland
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