Skyward gives InFlight app a huge makeover; see what’s new

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The Skyward team has completely refreshed the InFlight mobile app from the ground up. Skyward’s airspace management and flight planning app now features a brand-new design and comes with a color-coded “stoplight” system that warns drone pilots about serious, moderate, or low-level concerns.

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Parrot partners with Verizon to give ANAFI Ai drone 4G LTE connectivity out of the box

It’s been a month since Parrot announced its new commercial drone, ANAFI Ai — an admittedly stylish machine that uses 4G LTE as the primary data link between the drone and the operator. Now, we have more details on how Parrot will make sure operators in the United States are able to utilize this intriguing feature out of the box.

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Verizon’s Skyward joins forces with Pix4D for cloud-based drone data processing

Skyward, a Verizon company, is integrating professional drone photogrammetry software Pix4D into its online platform. This partnership will allow Skyward customers to leverage cloud-based drone data processing and convert their data into 2D maps and 3D models – without ever leaving the Skyward platform.

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Verizon Skyward, UPS to further develop drone delivery service

Verizon’s Skyward and UPS Flight Forward have announced they will be working together to bring drone delivery to The Villages in Florida. The drones will use Verzion’s 4G and 5G networks, running on Skywards’ drone management platform.

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Skyward helps Great River Energy build its drone program

Minnesota energy provider Great River Energy has turned to Verizon’s Skyward to help scale its drone program. The company now has 11 certified drone pilots and a fleet of 13 aircraft used to cut down costs and improve workplace safety.

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Verizon pilots fly from home with network-connected drones

The FAA has granted Verizon Skyward a temporary waiver that allows its pilots to inspect critical communications infrastructure near the Big Hollow wildfire in Washington from home using network-connected drones. The pilots are allowed to operate 24 hours a day with less than three miles of visibility and no person onsite to monitor the operation.

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