UAV Corp’s Skyborne Technology receives building permit from Gulf County, Florida for the build of the largest drone hangar in the State of Florida. Further, from the awarded $1,104,868 million in Grant funding for the infrastructure for water, sewer, power, and road to the hangar site (one mile) will start construction early 2023.
The 100-foot high and 300-foot-long hangar is currently scheduled for completion at the end of 2023 to run in parallel with the build of the SMA 600 Series drone tether-airship. Winfield Construction has been awarded to be the General Contractor for the build of the hangar and the manufacturer of the hangar is Legacy Building Solutions. “The new drone hangar will be a one-of-a-kind technology center for our customer base for integration, flight tests and training,” stated Michael Lawson CEO.
“Great news! It was a long journey, and we are thrilled by the issuance of the building permit to Skyborne Technology. Permit in hand, Skyborne can begin construction of the drone hangar necessary for production of the DATT SMA 600’s, a project we anticipate will bring good paying jobs to our community in late 2023,” stated Jim McKnight, Director of the Gulf County Economic Development Council.
“Expanding the infrastructure of the Costin Airport to provide new services, jobs and investment opportunities has been our goal since we chose this slice of paradise to make our home. The county as well as the US government has been focused on providing the tools for our company to make this a reality. The issuance of the permit is one more step towards completing our vision for today and the future yet to come,” stated Billy Robinson, Chairman.