There are many great drone manufacturers active in the commercial drone space all over the world. We have combed the massive list of companies to bring you a list of 10 of the best.
DJI are leaders in both the commercial space and the recreational space. DJI has a vast range of commercial drones from the Inspire 2 series of professional camera drones to the enterprise drones such as the MG-1P agricultural drone and the Mavic 2 Enterprise series.
Yuneec are active in both the recreational and commercial spaces with powerful drones in both. Yuneec have 2 commercial drones the H520 and the H520 Plus series of drones. Both have various payloads that can be attached as well as powerful software.
Kespry is a commercial drone company from California who specialises in aerial imagining, surveying, and inspections. Kespry has 4 drones part of their Kespry line of drones, with various payload options.
Insitu, a Boeing company, has a range of commercial drones used in the military, surveying, and surveillance. There are currently 5 drones in their line up, these include their RQ-21A Blackjack, the ScanEagle line and the Integrator.
EHang is both a recreational and commercial drone maker, best known for their manned drone, the EHang 184. The other 2 commercial drones currently sold by EHang are their Falcon B series and the EHang drone swarms, used to replace fireworks for a safer lights show.
Aeryon Labs creates specialised drones for the military, public safety, and industrial operations. Currently, Aeryon Labs only has 1 drone, the SkyRanger R60 with multiple payload options available as well as custom software to unlock the SkyRanger R60’s full potential.
7. Aria Insights (previously CyPhy)
Aria Insights is an American commercial drone company that specialises in custom drone solutions for many uses. Currently, Aria Insights has their PARC drone platform, which allows users to attach cameras, communication, and specialty payloads.
senseFly, owned by Parrot Group, are makers of commercial fixed-wing drones use in agriculture, mining and project planning. There are currently 3 drones in Parrot’s lineup all coming from the eBee family. All of the drones are able to take a number of payloads to suit specific needs.
Freefly Systems is an American commercial drone company that specialises in aerial imagery drones. Freefly Systems currently has 2 drones, the Alta 8 and the Alta 6. They are designed to hold cinema-grade cameras like the Red Weapon camera system.
Aerialtronics specialises in drone solutions aimed at streamlining client’s operations. The only drone available from Aerialtronics is the Altura Zenith, with a flight time of 40 minutes and the ability to hold almost any required payload.
There are many drone companies that are currently in the commercial space. The above are the manufacturers that we think are currently at the top of their game in the drone world.
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