On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Aviation Subcommittee is holding a hearing on technological, legal and policy issues related to the use and integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in national airspace.
The hearing, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, R-N.J., is entitled, “Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration: Emerging Uses in a Changing National Airspace.”
Witnesses will include as follows:
- Juan J. Alonso, professor of aeronautics and astronautics
- William O. “Billy” Ball, executive vice president and chief transmission officer at Southern Co.
- William Goodwin, general counsel at AirMap
- Brian Wynne, president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
- Daniel K. Elwell, deputy administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
- Earl Lawrence, director of the FAA’s UAS integration office
The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. EST in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building, and a live webcast will be available here.