Skydio, the largest US consumer/enterprise drone manufacturer – and the leader of the pack with autonomous skills – is continuing its push to become a global force. Now, enterprise and public sector customers in Australia and New Zealand can start buying – and flying – Skydio products.

The announcement is the latest part of a carefully plotted Asia-Pacific expansion path. In Q4 of 2020, the company opened its Japan office. Now, it’s opening the doors in Australia and New Zealand, with Richard Hall serving as country manager for ANZ and James Finch as head of solution engineering. Initially, the focus will be on enterprise and public sector customers.

But it’s clear: The company is firmly planting the Skydio flag as part of wider expansion plans.

Skydio 2, Skydio 2X, software

The Skydio 2 is available immediately for order by enterprise and public sector customers in those countries, with the beefed-up Skydio X2 available for pre-order; shipping on that product…