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Skyfront is an aerospace company that designs and manufactures hybrid-electric drones. Its technology enables commercial drone applications like package delivery, search and rescue missions, precision agriculture on large farms, and infrastructure inspection.

TypePrivate
Founded2014
HQMenlo Park, CA, US
Websiteskyfront.com

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)11
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Skyfront

Troy Mestler

Troy Mestler

Chief Executive Officer
Robert Finocchio

Robert Finocchio

Board Member
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Skyfront Office Locations

Skyfront has an office in Menlo Park
Menlo Park, CA, US (HQ)
3501 Edison Way
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Skyfront Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2014

Skyfront total Funding

$120 k

Time since last funding

6 years ago

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Skyfront Operating Metrics

Y, 2019Nov, 2020

US Federal Contract Awards

1

US Federal Contract Awards to Date

1

US Federal Contract/Grant Awards Value

$69.5 k

US Federal Contract/Grant Awards Value Year-to-Date

$45.37 k
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Skyfront Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Skyfront Online and Social Media Presence

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Skyfront News and Updates

KING SKYFRONT, Japan publishes the December 2020 issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter

KAWASAKI, Japan, Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The December 2020 issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter includes a video interview on developing a novel cell therapy for heart failure patients with the co-founders of Metcela Inc. and highlights of research being conducted by scientists...

The US Navy is experimenting using drones to hand things off to ballistic missile submarines

The US Navy recently used a unmanned aerial vehicle to deliver an unknown payload to the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson at sea. The Navy posted a few photos and a video of the experiment, which was conducted on Monday somewhere near the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific, b…

SAR Imaging System Integrated into Long-Endurance Hybrid Multirotor UAS

Skyfront has partnered with IMSAR to integrate a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging system into Skyfront’s Perimeter 8 long endurance hybrid multirotor UAS (unmanned aerial system).

Skyfront Blogs

CEO Troy Mestler talks with Jason San Souci about the future of BVLOS drones

CEO Troy Mestler discusses Skyfront’s mission, its recent flight time record, and where he sees the drone industry going. READ MORE. The post CEO Troy Mestler talks with Jason San Souci about the future of BVLOS drones appeared first on Skyfront | Leaders in long endurance hybrid drones.

Skyfront Perimeter 8 drone flies from sunrise to sunset: 13 hours 4 minutes

The Skyfront Perimeter 8 drone set another world record, flying 13 hours and 4 minutes and traveling 205 miles… READ MORE. The post Skyfront Perimeter 8 drone flies from sunrise to sunset: 13 hours 4 minutes appeared first on Skyfront | Leaders in long endurance hybrid drones.

Skyfront First to Resupply US Navy Submarine from another moving ship

The US Navy recently used the Skyfront Perimeter to deliver a payload to the ballistic missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson at sea… READ MORE. The post Skyfront First to Resupply US Navy Submarine from another moving ship appeared first on Skyfront | Long endurance hybrid gas electric drone aircra…

Synthetic Aperture RADAR integrated onto Perimeter 8 UAS

Skyfront has partnered with IMSAR to integrate a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging system into Skyfront’s Perimeter 8 long endurance hybrid multirotor UAS (unmanned aerial system). IMSAR’s NSP-3 SAR/MTI radar is a multimode, low-SWaP (Size, Weight, and Power) radar system that can be used to pr…

PureTech Systems Works With Skyfront To Provide Automated Drone Deployment

PureTech Systems announces its latest capability, which provides for automated dispatch of a security drone to an alarm location. The alarm can originate from sensor sources capable of providing a location including PureActiv geospatial video analytics, radar, acoustic buried/fence sensor, UGS, acce…

Why Hybrid Electric is the Future of Aviation

Electric propulsion has changed aircraft manufacturing. The reason is simple: wires bend. Shafts and gears do not. To build a helicopter engineers no longer have to design around a long mechanical shaft and heavy, failure-prone gearbox and clutch that spin to transmit power from the engine to the ro…
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Skyfront Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Skyfront founded?

    Skyfront was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Skyfront key executives?

    Skyfront's key executives are Troy Mestler and Robert Finocchio.

  • How many employees does Skyfront have?

    Skyfront has 11 employees.

  • Who are Skyfront competitors?

    Competitors of Skyfront include Aeronautics, Aerodyne and Harwar International Aviation Technology.

  • Where is Skyfront headquarters?

    Skyfront headquarters is located at 3501 Edison Way, Menlo Park.

  • Where are Skyfront offices?

    Skyfront has an office in Menlo Park.

  • How many offices does Skyfront have?

    Skyfront has 1 office.