Parrot reports 88% jump in ANAFI drone business in 2022
European drone manufacturer Parrot has announced its 2022 financial results, reporting an 88% increase in the sales of the ANAFI aircraft.
According to Parrot, its microdrone business unit raked in €39.2 million ($41.6 million) in revenues last year, fueled by the demand for ANAFI USA and ANAFI Ai aircraft. The deliveries identified and linked directly to the war in Ukraine represented €1.6 million ($1.7 million) of revenues in 2022.
Industrial drones now make up for 55% of Parrot’s group revenue of €71.9 million ($76.4 million), with the rest of the income coming from 11 Pix4D software solutions that focus on photogrammetry for mapping, inspection, security, and precision farming. Overall, revenue for the Parrot group is up 32%, or 24% at constant exchange rates.
Parrot says it has responded to the growing demand for its microdrones by ramping up component purchases and production capacity. The ANAFI USA, aimed at security and defense markets,…