In a pioneering move, Ondas Holdings Inc. announced today a monumental milestone in the Drone Industry. Their Airobotics Optimus-1EX drone, aimed at autonomous security and data capture, has clinched the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Type Certification, the highest standard of Airworthiness Certification.

This crucial certification signifies that the drone’s design meets the FAA’s stringent airworthiness and noise standards, ensuring it operates safely within the National Airspace System. The certification opens doors for “broad flight operations over people and infrastructure,” as per Ondas’ official statement.

The FAA’s Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety, David Boulter, is anticipated to shed light on this certification during his keynote at the ongoing Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas.

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