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FAA’s Michael Huerta Unveils New Drone Advisory Committee, Schools’ Exemption on UAS Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration will form a broad-based drone advisory committee to provide insights on unmanned aircraft system integration challenges. The FAA said Wednesday that the committee will act as a long-term spinoff of the stakeholder-based and temporary UAS registration task force and micro-UAS aviation rulemaking committee. “Input from stakeholders is critical to our ability to achieve …

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NASA Conducts Multi-Site Drone Traffic Mgmt Platform Test

NASA was scheduled Monday to demonstrate unmanned aircraft systems at six Federal Aviation Administration-approved UAS test sites across the U.S. as part of a coordinated test for NASA’s traffic management research platform. The space agency said Monday its Ames Research Center would fly up to four drones at each location and monitor the flights from a remote location …

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Govt-Industry Committee Submits Drone Registration Service Recommendations to FAA

A committee of government and industry representatives has offered recommendations to help the Federal Aviation Administration establish a registration process for civilian unmanned aircraft system operators, GCN reported Monday. Mark Pormerleau writes the UAS Registration Task Force Aviation Rulemaking Committee recommended that FAA exclude owners of drones that weigh less than …

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