Skydio Youth Fly Day

Skydio Inspires Next Generation of Women Drone Pilots with Youth Fly Day

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Images, courtesy Skydio.

Drone manufacturer and leader in autonomous flight Skydio recently held its Youth Fly Day, an event that brought together 75 Freshman students from ICA Cristo Rey All Girls Academy of San Francisco for a hands-on learning experience with drones.

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The Skydio team held Youth Fly Day in an effort to help inspire the next generation of women pilots and engineers. According to the Federal Aviation Administration’s annual statistics, women made up only 7.6% of registered Remote Pilots at the end of 2021. Building off of the previous year’s Women’s Fly Day, Skydio provided a space for young women to engage with drones and learn more about the technology.

Skydio youth fly day

Skydio chose ICA for the event due to the school’s proven record of supporting young women to and through college, as well as its focus on…