FAA to team with local, state, and tribal governments and companies to develop safe drone operations

local and tribal governments* have been selected as participants in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program. The goal of the program: set up partnerships between the FAA and local, state and …

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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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In April, Heller Urged Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to Choose the City of Reno’s Application

For example, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2017 included Heller’s provisions that will promote the state’s already robust drone industry by extending the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) test sites, allowing for small UAS package delivery, and …

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