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FAA Highlights ‘Revolution and Evolution’ of UAS Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 09, 2017

“We have to approach our challenges with the same kind of creativity and open-mindedness that is fueling the drone revolution,” said Michael Huerta, FAA administrator, at last week’s CES 2017.

InterDrone Announces Film Festival, FAA Opening Keynote

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2016

BZ Media LLC, producer of InterDrone, the International Drone Conference & Exposition, has announced that Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will give the opening keynote address at the event, held Sept. 7-9 at the Paris Hotel [Read More]

FAA Administrator Lays Out Three ‘High-Level UAS Strategic Priorities’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2016

At a recent UAS symposium, Michael Huerta emphasized the “shared responsibility” between the FAA and the industry to develop solutions for safe drone integration.

FAA Administrator Offers Updates on UAS Progress

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 15, 2016

At yesterday’s drone panel discussion at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, Michael Huerta – administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) – announced a number of updates regarding unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). According to Huerta’s speech, the [Read More]

FAA Administrator Huerta to Keynote at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2016

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUSVI) has announced Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), as a keynote speaker at the upcoming XPONENTIAL conference and trade show. Formerly Unmanned Systems, the event will take place May [Read More]

FAA Administrator to UAS Task Force: ‘Think Big, and Think Outside the Box’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 03, 2015

“You have a lot to accomplish in the next three days,” Michael Huerta told the group, which has now kicked off its meetings.

Feds Lay out New Plans for Unmanned Aircraft Operators

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on October 19, 2015

Through a new initiative to have all drone operators register their aircraft, the FAA and DOT want to track down the bad guys, as well as prevent reckless operations from happening in the first place.