Skyward

Plan. Fly. Process.

Put drones to work at your company with Skyward’s drone software and training services

What we do

Skyward provides a drone software platform, training, consulting, and connectivity. We help companies and public agencies manage the entire drone workflow: training crews, planning missions, accessing controlled airspace, creating maps & models, and much more.

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Drone Software

Drone Software

Plan, fly, and process with Skyward’s drone management software platform, including the InFlight mobile app, LAANC access to controlled airspace, and Mapping & Modeling powered by Pix4D.

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Consulting & Training

Consulting & Training

Our experts train teams and help stand up low-risk, high-reward drone programs with standard operating procedures, waiver support, and proofs of concept.

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Drone Connectivity

Drone Connectivity

We’re building and testing the technologies needed to connect drones to wireless networks at scale in partnership with our Verizon Network coworkers.

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Webinar

Construction Workflows with Skyward & Pix4D

Learn how to plan, fly, and process drone data on a construction site. In this how-to training session, experts from Skyward and Pix4D will show the entire workflow, from planning and flying a drone in Skyward to creating a deliverable using PIX4Dmapper and PIX4Dcloud.

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On-Demand Webinar

Introducing Skyward Mapping & Modeling, powered by Pix4D

Join Skyward’s experts to learn about how you can incorporate cost-effective photogrammetry with a simple Plan, Fly, Process workflow. We discuss the essentials of flight planning, image frontal and side overlap, ground sample distance, and how Skyward’s Mapping & Modeling, powered by Pix4D, empowers you to create the 2D and 3D data products you need to move your business forward.

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Stalled Out? 3 Ways to Jump Start Your Drone Program feat. the City of Salem

Hear from the City of Salem on how they work together with city departments to use drones for environmental monitoring and infrastructure inspections. We also discuss three ways to thaw out your drone program and get a jump start on the flying season.

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Standard Operating Procedures

Comprehensive Policies & Procedures for Drone Programs

Standardize operations, lower risk, save months of startup time, and achieve ROI faster with Skyward's Take Flight. Our comprehensive policies and procedures were developed by military, cvil, and drone pilots, covering nearly every aspect of a corporate drone program. Our experts will help curate Take Flight for your company's operations.

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Article

New in Skyward: Program Insights & Updated Risk Assessment

Skyward's new Program Insights displays key operational metrics for an at-a-glance assessment of your program’s status and activity — and quick comparison across all your teams. We've also given admins the ability to create their own templates to assess risk. Both features are available to Enterprise subscribers today.

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Article

Live Flight Tracking Is Here

No matter where you’re running your drone operations from, Skyward now offers the capability to see all your organization’s active drone flights in essentially real time. For managers in the office, this empowers greater oversight and transparency across the organization. For pilots in the field, it increases situational awareness and supports coordination during complex aviation operations.

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Guide

The Skyward Guide to Starting a Drone Program

The aviation experts at Skyward provide tips and advice on starting, managing, and expanding corporate drone programs. Learn how you can manage your drone program the Skyward way — and see what Skyward's software and services have to offer.

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Remote ID: Skyward’s Response to the FAA’s Proposed Rule

On January 28, 2020, Skyward provided a summary of the FAA’s Remote Identification for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). Over the last two months, Skyward, along with Verizon at large, has been reviewing the technical and operational impacts of the proposed Remote ID regulations. While we generally support the NPRM’s proposals, there are areas in which we seek modifications.

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Skyward is a Verizon company

Engineering the Future of Drone Connectivity

We're creating the near future of connected drones to enable beyond visual line of sight flights at scale. See how we're working with Verizon network engineers to test drone flights connected to 4G LTE.

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Access LAANC with Skyward

With Skyward, any Part 107 pilot can get automated access to fly in U.S. controlled airspace in just seconds. In October 2017, Skyward became the first drone ops management platform certified by the FAA to provide LAANC access.

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Regulatory Advocacy

Skyward advises government and industry working groups and is a leading advocate for safe, sensible regulations that encourage business innovation and maintain the integrity of the national airspace. Skyward participates in the FAA’s Drone Advisory Council, AUVSI Advocacy Board, Global UTM Association, and many others.

See How Skyward Is Leading the Way

Webinar: Construction Workflows with Skyward & Pix4D

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