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In this article you will find some free or paid apps that will help you to see if you can fly your drone in safe and legality conditions. Whatever type of drone you own is very important to know if the weather conditions are favorable to fly your drone safely, but you must also consider the UAV laws in your area to know location-based flight restrictions. For this reason, I present you below some of the applications that you must have installed in your device (IOS or Android, OS).
UAV Forecast - Free App
Among the most used applications is the UAV Forecast, a free application that allows you to check if the weather conditions are favorable for a safe flight of your drone. Consulting the UAV Forecast application will help you to find out before planning a drone flight, weather forecast, GPS satellites, wind speed, the chance of rain, cloud cover, visibility and local temperature, solar activity, no-fly and flight restrictions zone and other facilities, all in one place. By collaborating with all the information provided by the application, you will know if you can fly safely or not. Google Play | App Store
AirMap is the leading global provider of aeronautical data and services for unmanned aerial vehicles or drones with which you can request digital authorization to receive traffic alerts and much more. The AirMap platform gives you real-time information about airspace rules and conditions regarding your flight specifications, with national rules for 20 countries. Using the AirMap app, you can plan a flight route, request a digital flight authorization, view publicly shared flights around the world, or get real-time traffic alerts for nearby manned aircraft. Google Play | App Store
AirMap - Free App
The B4UFLY app is for people who living in the United States to helps them make sure they comply with Federal Aviation Federation Regulations - FAA, which includes a detailed list of each airport. With B4UFLY, simply open the app and select where you want to fly to see the status of the selected airspace, as well as details about the surrounding notices. B4UFLY is offered through a partnership between the FAA and Kittyhawk IO. Google Play | App Store
The DJI Fly application is developed by the drone manufacturer DJI and is compatible with Mavic Air 2 and Mavic Mini drones. The DJI Fly application contains flight tutorials for beginners who own one of the two drones mentioned above, a search function to discover flight areas, tools like templates for editing and sharing videos and photos, music options, special effects, and more. The app gives users integrated access to SkyPixel, a social networking platform for users to share photos and aerial videos. Google Play (Requires Android 6.0 or above) | App Store (Requires iOS 10.0 or above).
DJI Fly App
Litchi is considered the top paid application for DJI Mavic, Phantom, Inspire and Spark drones. Litchi application is compatible with DJI Mavic 2 Zoom / Pro, Mavic Air / Pro, Phantom 4 Normal / Advanced / Pro / ProV2, Phantom 3 Standard / 4K / Advanced / Professional, Inspire 1 X3 / Z3 / Pro / RAW, Inspire 2 and Spark. It is equipped with Waypoint Editor that lets you set up classic missions, Panorama for creating horizontal, vertical and spherical panoramas, Tracking mode for tracking a selected object, Follow me with advanced settings and real-time controls, Virtual Reality mode compatible with most mobile VR glasses and much more. Google Play | App Store
Litchi App for DJI Mavic, Phantom, Inspire, Spark