Martin UAV V-BAT Achieves FAA Aircraft Certification

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( — April 24, 2019) Plano, TX — Martin UAV (MUAV) has been granted Special Airworthiness Certificates (Experimental Aircraft) for multiple, advanced V-BAT aircraft, authorizing operations in the national airspace. 

The FAA Certification follows an extensive review process including detailed scrutiny of V-BAT operational and test documentation by FAA officials, a safety board review, an inspection of the aircraft and demonstration flight(s).  The final stage of the process culminated with an inspection and flight near the brand new Martin UAV North Texas production facility in close proximity to the company headquarters. 

This approval by the FAA permits accelerated development of next generation V-BAT system capabilities and the refinement of existing features.  

Ruben Martin, Chief Executive Officer, said, “The FAA Certifications granted in mid-April coincide perfectly with the company’s expansion efforts in the greater DFW metroplex”.  The company has recently moved most of its California operations and offices to a brand new, state-of-the-art production facility in Prosper, TX, about 15 miles from the company headquarters in Plano, TX. 

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Martin UAV is an advanced technology company that specializes in building the world’s finest unmanned aircraft and associated flight control software. With offices located in Plano, TX, Santa Clara, CA & Rohnert Park, CA, Martin UAV systems are commercially developed to fill critical operational needs in genuine, tactical & confined commercial environments with a near-zero footprint. Martin’s V-BAT series aircraft, for example, is the only single-engine ducted fan VTOL that has the ability to take off and land from a hover, fly 8+ hours in horizontal flight, and make mid-flight transitions to “hover & stare” at any time throughout a given mission set. For more information, visit our website at CONTACT: Blake M Sawyer, Chief Commercial Officer, Martin UAV LLC. Email: – Phone: 1.512.520.7170

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