Drone News of the Week September 16
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The drone industry learned of Matternet’s type certification in a surprise announcement by David Boulter, FAA Associate Administrator (Acting) Aviation Safety, during the Commercial UAV Expo Keynotes earlier this week. The type certification is the first of it’s kind issued in the US for a non-military drone, and went to Matternet’s M2 drone delivery system. Matternet has partnered with logistics company UPS to perform drone delivery on medical campuses, as well as delivery of COVID-19 vaccines. The company has been one of the pioneers of drone delivery since their inception in 2011.
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