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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State Farm® Selected for FAA UAS Integration Pilot Program

State Farm, the leading property and casualty insurer in the United States, is part of an elite team selected for the FAA Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP). The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced their selection of …

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Proposal for FCC Rules for UAS Command and Control Spectrum

Key aspects of the proposal include: FCC Licensing An FCC license to use 5030-5091 MHz would be required, specifically an “Unmanned Aircraft Systems Command and Non-Payload Communications Operator License” Only FAA-certified pilots in command (PICs …

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