There are plenty of smart drones on the market that combine with your smartphone to let you take on challenging aerial tasks. You are going to have to do your homework and plan your flight to stay out of trouble. These 6 iPhone apps for drone pilots can help:
iPad & iPhone apps for drone pilots
Flight Plan: developed for a wide variety of DJI drones. It lets you create flight plans for autonomous flights. Gives you multiple map options and allows offline planning.
DroneMaps: this drone pilot app shows you FAA sectionals and UAS facility maps. You will be able to see the maximum altitudes around airports.
Drone Start: a flight check and planning tool for your drone. It performs a set of checks to see if it is safe for you to fly in your current area. It also checks battery and sensors in real-time. An Apple Watch interface is also available.
Drone Buddy: this app shows accurate local weather information, so you can pilot your drone safely. You will also be able to see visibility, kp index, and sunrise/sunset times.
AirMap: this app helps you discover airspace rules, plan a flight path, request authorization, and get real-time traffic alerts. Works with DJI drones.
Map Pilot for DJI: a versatile app that helps you with mapping your flights. It shows you video feed and telemetry data. You will be able to save missions and basemaps for use in the field without an Internet connection.
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