Matternet FAA Type Certification – DRONELIFE
Matternet M2 Becomes First Non-Military Drone in US to Achieve FAA Type Certification
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M Crosby
Today, leading commercial drone delivery system developer Matternet announced that its Matternet M2 drone has been granted Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The M2 is the first ever non-military unmanned aircraft to receive Type Certification in the US, providing Matternet with an edge in the drone delivery market. The completion of the FAA’s thorough evaluation process showcases the M2’s safety and reliability, a milestone for scaling US commercial drone operations.
“We are incredibly proud that Matternet M2 has met the very rigorous safety standards of the FAA and is the first drone delivery system to be Type Certified in the United States,” said Matternet founder and CEO Andreas Raptopoulos. “Drone delivery will revolutionize…