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About Troy Built Models

Gene Payson with the UAV Factory Penguin B

TBMUAS was created in Michigan in 1997 as Troy Built Models (TBM) and quickly became the premier builder and supplier of advanced, large-scale, radio-controlled aircraft systems. TBM has enjoyed incredible success over the past two decades due to the devotion of our valued clients (35000 strong) and after relocating to Sarasota, FL in 2002. In 2006, we recognized the incredible capabilities of multi-rotor and fixed wing UAS systems and their potential to transform operational aspects of industrial inspection, precision farming, movie making, media, public safety, and law enforcement.

TBMUAS is now a wholly owned subsidiary of FireStorm UAV, a supplier of advanced sUAS solutions for military and first responders. This strategic partnership has provided us with the resources needed to expand our product portfolio to include more advanced sUAS airframes, flight controllers, and sensor solutions. TBMUAS can also provide a wide range of services including system customization, warranty service and repair, system leasing and insurance, flight training, and certified factory training for several manufacturers of commercial, public safety and industrial sUAS systems.

TBMUAS is always interested in partnering with high-quality sUAS manufacturers and supporting them with our full range of services. This allows them to devote their full attention and resources to designing and manufacturing more advanced system to drive the technology forward. As one of the largest suppliers of commercially available sUAS systems and components, we can provide the worldwide market presence you need to successfully promote, deliver and support your solutions. Our motto "Service Beyond Expectation" ensures that we will provide the highest level of support and service, and that we will strive to provide the most advanced industrial and commercial sUAS solutions available.

Contact Us today or call 941-342-8685 and speak to our friendly and knowledgeable staff and let us know what solution we can build for you!