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FAA Administrator Offers Updates on UAS Progress

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on Mar 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

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on Mar 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’

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on Nov 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 on Oct 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.