Matternet begins production of FAA-certified delivery drones in US 

Matternet M2 delivery drone faa certified

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a production certificate to California-based Matternet for its M2 delivery drone. This makes Matternet the first and, at present, the only company able to produce certified delivery drones in the US.

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UAM developer Archer unveils its production Midnight air taxi

Urban air mobility (UAM) company Archer on Thursday is unveiling its production Midnight air taxi during an open house event at the company’s test facilities in Palo Alto, California, where the craft is being prepared for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification.

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FAA allows Valmont utility inspection drones to fly BVLOS across US

With drones making powerline inspections safer, more efficient, and cost-effective, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a new Part 107 Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) waiver that would allow Valmont Industries to fly its drones across the United States at a moment’s notice.

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This drone parachute recovery system helped Matternet M2 to secure FAA design safety nod

Matternet’s M2 recently became the first drone built specifically for package deliveries to achieve Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Now we have more details about the safety components as well as the parachute recovery system the M2 used to comply with the airworthiness criteria established by the FAA.

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FAA waiver allows precision agriculture drones to fly BVLOS over Florida ranch

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a Part 107 waiver allowing drones to fly beyond visual line of sight (BLVOS) over a large ranch in Florida. The purpose of these drones is to collect precision agriculture data that would ultimately help farmers to develop more sustainable practices.

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Skydio intros new service to help drone users secure FAA waivers

Skydio is introducing a new service to help its enterprise customers streamline their drone program documentation and secure waivers and exemptions from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for advanced operations.

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