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Announced in awards ceremony at AUVSI XPONENTIAL in Chicago, April 30

ARLINGTON, Va. — Kittyhawk has been named as a 1st place winner in the Fleet Management category of the XCELLENCE Awards by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI). Kittyhawk was selected from a pool of accomplished applicants. Winners were announced during the awards ceremony at AUVSI XPONENTIAL on Tuesday, April 30 at the McCormick Place in Chicago.

Kittyhawk makes it easy for companies to manage a drone fleet that’s safe, compliant and reliable. The Kittyhawk platform is comprised of easy to use mobile apps, desktop tools and an API that keep teams flying safe and their data organized. Whether you’re a UAS operator out in the field or a manager back in the office, it’s one connected platform to manage missions, navigate airspace and maintain aircraft in real-time.

“The rapid growth of the unmanned systems industry is reshaping our future by expanding business markets, providing consumers with innovative solutions and even saving lives,” said Brian Wynne, president and CEO of AUVSI. “The XCELLENCE awards recognize companies and individuals who are achieving remarkable results with unmanned systems technology to benefit our communities.”

XPONENTIAL offers a broad-based and balanced educational program brimming with cutting-edge content and inspirational insights, ranging from policy implications and technical challenges to use cases and best practices across vertical markets and everything in between. The AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards honor innovators in the unmanned systems industry, including individuals and organizations, with a demonstrated commitment to advancing technology, leading and promoting safe operations, and developing programs that use unmanned systems to improve the human condition.

“We’re proud of this recognition by AUVSI as we know many of our enterprise customers are also supporters of AUVSI. Operating and scaling a drone program is no easy task and our goal is always to build tools that make it easier to take control. We’re excited to build the future of fleet management tools that enable advanced operations and ensure compliance and safety for every flight,” said Jon Hegranes, founder and CEO of Kittyhawk.

As the unmanned systems industry’s largest trade show and conference, XPONENTIAL offers a broad-based and balanced educational program brimming with cutting-edge content and inspirational insights, ranging from policy implications and technical challenges to use cases and best practices across vertical markets and everything in between. For more information about the AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards and XPONENTIAL, visit xponential.org

 

About Kittyhawk

Kittyhawk is the leading enterprise software platform for drones. Kittyhawk powers a platform that helps enterprise drone programs to operate and scale, comply with regulations, and fly safely. Enterprise drone programs – from small teams to large corporate operations with hundreds of licensed drone operators – use the Kittyhawk platform every day.

Kittyhawk is a member of the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team, the ASTM F38 committee on Remote ID, and a participant in the InterUSS project. We are also an FAA-approved USS for the LAANC program, which allows on-demand airspace authorizations in controlled airspace.

 

About AUVSI

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)—the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of unmanned systems and robotics—represents corporations and professionals from more than 60 countries involved in industry, government and academia. AUVSI members work in the defense, civil and commercial markets. For more information, visit AUVSI.org.

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