The Federal Aviation Administration is establishing a long-term drone advisory committee to help shape the integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS). Michael Huerta, FAA administrator, announced the initiative this week at the Association for [Read More]
The agency has decided that a student’s UAS operation falls under the definition of “model aircraft,” as long as he or she is not compensated.
The nonprofit Commercial Drone Alliance is looking to shape public perception about the technology, among other goals.
Law firm Hogan Lovells calls this stage with the office of information and regulatory affairs an “extremely important step in the rulemaking process.”
At a recent UAS symposium, Michael Huerta emphasized the “shared responsibility” between the FAA and the industry to develop solutions for safe drone integration.
Comprising DJI, 3DR, Parrot and GoPro, the D.C.-based group is all about “advocacy and education” for small unmanned aircraft systems.