Cleared For Takeoff: The UAS Integration Pilot Program Begins!

The UAS Integration Pilot Program just got its big kick-off … to put together public/private teams needed to support a successful program. While the FAA originally committed to support five teams, the number of finalists is double that initial number …

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US Senators question FAA UAS director on privacy issues

US Senators from both parties lamented the lack of privacy protections under current FAA guidelines for operating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the National Airspace System (NAS), possibly paving the way for future legislative action. Their concerns …

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N.C. Selected for FAA Drone Integration Pilot Program

Chao today announced that the N.C. Department of Transportation has been selected as one of only 10 participants in the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS, or ‘drones’) Integration Pilot Program, an initiative that will …

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