The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Production Certificate to Matternet for its Matternet M2 delivery drone.

In September, Matternet, which is based in Mountain View, California, received an FAA standard Type Certification for its Matternet M2 delivery drone, a first of its kind for an unmanned aircraft.

The FAA Production Certificate attests to Matternet’s development of a quality management system and manufacturing competence to create delivery drones that adhere to the Type Design that has been authorized.

The Production Certificate allows Matternet to continue producing, testing, and issuing airworthiness certifications for its Matternet M2 delivery drones. The unmanned aircraft will be manufactured in Mountain View, California.

“Receiving an FAA Production Certificate is yet another milestone establishing Matternet as the first – and currently only – company able to produce certified delivery drone systems in the United States,” said…