Matternet   06.03.2023

FAA grants waiver to Matternet for remotely piloted drone operations

Source: Avionics Today

6 March 2023

Autonomous and AI-based systems
Drone operations and regulations
Delivery and logistics

An FAA waiver was recently granted to Matternet that allows the company to operate up to 20 aircraft with a single remote pilot. The waiver only covers operations at Matternet’s test site in Pittsburg, California. Matternet has designed an on-demand delivery platform that integrates its M2 Drone, the Matternet Station, and its Cloud Platform. According to the company, the M2 Drone is the first delivery drone in the world to receive type certification from the FAA. Matternet also received a Production Certificate in November.....