Last week, we made a few key upgrades to Skyward, including a high-value new feature and updated interface, in addition to the usual performance enhancements and bug fixes.
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Companies that use drones as a tool for doing business
Data & flight service providers with corporate clients and two or more field crews
When Is LAANC Going Live in My Area?
The FAA announced the rollout schedule for hundreds of airports, covering the entirety of the United States, and now we’re sharing them with you.
A few things to keep in mind: We’ve listed the rollout dates by airport codes, but it’s important to note that LAANC covers UAS access to controlled airspace, which is the purview of the federal air traffic control centers (ATC), not the airports themselves. Not every ATC facility has chosen to participate in LAANC at this point. Please don’t call your airport or ATC to ask about LAANC access—the FAA has been very clear about this. Second, this is the intended schedule set by the FAA, and we know things don’t always go as planned even as we hope for the best. Finally, the FAA is always the ultimate source of truth regarding live LAANC UAS facilities.
Several years ago, POWER realized the value that drones could add to their projects. And as a sophisticated consulting firm, they also understood the regulatory, insurance, internal, and client requirements they would need to meet in order to operate successfully. So they did the market research and built a consensus among company leadership. They also considered the data deliverables they needed and worked backwards to build a drone program that was versatile and that could start small and scale organically.
Whether you’re launching a pilot program or getting ready to scale, Skyward’s newest guide, Drones in Energy and Utilities, will show you: