Red Cat’s Teal 2 drones receive FAA remote ID certification
With enforcement of new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules imposing UAV identification less than a month away, Red Cat Holdings says its Teal 2 defense and security drones have obtained certification as remote ID compliant with an onboard communications system that surpasses minimal requirements.
Red Cat made the certification announcement ahead of the September 16 enforcement date of new FAA remote ID rules for UAVs. That qualification means security, defense, and military users of Teal 2 drones will not only be compliant but, according to the company, possess communication assets exceeding regulator specifications.
The looming FAA remote ID requirements for drones apply to virtually all registered craft weighing over 0.55 lb. and not otherwise covered by a limited number of exceptions. Onboard transmitters will communicate vehicle identification and location data to other airspace stakeholders, with the aim of increasing…