Theiss Aviation, Inc. is considered a small business concern, currently consisting
of eight (8) employees. The combined experience of the TAI staff in engineering, aerodynamics,
woodworking, metalworking, composites, electronics and management gives the company an ability to
successfully produce a high quality product.
For the purpose of UAV design and production, TAI currently owns 12 acres of rural property. On
site is a newly constructed 4,600 sq.ft. building/shop situated beside a 2,650 ft. x 100 ft. private
The shop is outfitted with Pro-E engineering stations and all of the necessary wood and metal working
equipment required for UAV prototyping and production. Drill press, grinding wheels, chop saw, large
sanding disc, small sanding disc and belt sander, break press, metal shear, metal rollers, welding
equipment, band saw, table saw, hot wire tables (foam-cutting), composite workstations, and various hand
tools compose the machinery/ability list. Theiss Aviation, Inc. is capable of producing design concept
models, small and large test beds, full size prototype aircraft, and all necessary jigs and templates for
production "in house". The private runway allows flight-testing to be conducted at anytime necessary,
without the concern of public spectators. Theiss Aviation, Inc. is currently registered in the DoD's
Central Contractor Registration (CCR).