Skyward introduced an information management solution purpose built for commercial drone operators. By combining up to date drone airspace mapping with flight planning tools, digital record keeping and a human support team of both regulatory and operational experts Skyward hope to give drone operators a comprehensive tool.
Skyward introduced its information management solution, the first designed for commercial drone operators. By providing this critical business infrastructure, Skyward is powering a global aerial robotics network. The cloud-based solution integrates a drone airspace map with flight planning tools and a digital system of record, supported by a team of regulatory and operational experts.
“In the last year, I’ve seen the commercial drone market evolve rapidly, with over 1400 FAA grants to date. Skyward gives those operators comprehensive tools to access the sky and meet their business objectives. Skyward is committed to powering the next generation of aviation,” said Jonathan Evans, Skyward CEO.
Drone operators can expect:
Key features of the Skyward solution include:
- A drone airspace map that simplifies complex aviation rules to show operators where to fly
- Flight planning and logging, configured for specific requirements
- Digital system of record manages personnel, drones, and equipment
- Online storage for regulatory, insurance, and operational documents
- Support from regulatory and operational experts for approvals, compliance and reporting
This promises to be a powerful tool from a leader in the drone industry. Skyward is both a partner in NASA’s UTM program and a board member of the SUAV Coalition.
Skyward is the information management platform that powers the global aerial robotics network. Skyward’s cloud-based solution integrates a drone airspace map with flight planning tools and a digital system of record, supported by a team of regulatory and operational experts. Headquartered in Portland, OR, Skyward’s team of aviation and computer science experts is ushering in the next era of aviation.
In April of 2015, Skyward announced a $4.1 million round. Participating investors include Draper Associates, Founders Co-op, Norwest Venture Partners, Techstars Ventures, Verizon Ventures, and Voyager Capital.