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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North Carolina Aviation Division joins FAA Drone Integration Program

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation recently applied for the FAA’s drone integration pilot program. The three-year Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) IPP tests small drone operations in partnership with state, local and tribal …

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Over 2,800 Drone Firms Are “Interested Parties” in UAS Integration Pilot Program

Over 2,800 commercial drone firms have applied to be “interested parties” – partnering with state, local and tribal governments on the UAS Integration Pilot Program … and execute the program; the FAA will work with applicants on receiving the …

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Transportation Dept to Launch Pilot Program for UAS Integration in the Natl Airspace

“The program recognizes the importance of community participation in meaningful discussions about balancing local and national interests related to integrating unmanned aircraft,” noted FAA Administrator Michael Huerta. FAA said the pilot program will …

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Drone Demonstrations for First Responders to Take Place at Nevada Institute of Autonomous Systems (NIAS) October 25th in Conj…

PORTLAND, Maine and LAS VEGAS, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Drone demonstrations for first responders will take place in conjunction with Commercial UAV Expo on October … and the FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site. Local and national public safety …

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Could police drones be an unexpected guest in your yard?

Imagine: You’re having an open-invitation barbecue in your own backyard. Friends can bring friends. Anyone can come. Thanks to newly enacted legislation, local and state law enforcement agencies are allowed to show up, too, without a warrant, to spy on you with drones.

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