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FAA Administrator Dickson Speaks on Sharing the National Airspace With Drones

Drones can be used for nefarious purposes and also pose a safety risk when operated innocently, but unsafely. Dickson said the FAA is studying the risks, such as ground and airborne collision severity studies, engine ingestion testing, and looking at UAS detection which will be tested at five airports over the next two years. Keep Reading

FAA and AUVSI to Host Virtual Drone Symposium

This year Episode III, scheduled for June 9-10, will concentrate on international operations, STEM, public safety operations, recreational drone operations, and commercial drone operations. Episode IV is scheduled for September 14-15 with a focus on UAS traffic management, technology, the BEYOND program, advanced air mobility, and international operations. Keep Reading

ICAO’s Drone Symposium Highlights Aviation’s Revolution

Traditional aviation continues to undergo a fundamental evolution in light of the increasingly widespread use of unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, as well as related modernization trends associated with digital communications and the emergence of advanced air mobility operators and other new entrants. Keep Reading

FAA Seeks TRUST Administrators for Drone Pilot Tests

The Federal Aviation Administration has opened the application period for entities interested in serving as test administrators for The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST). TRUST will provide recreational drone flyers with information on best practices and educational resources to ensure safe drone operations. Keep Reading

FAA Announces Final Drone Rules

The new rules will require Remote Identification (Remote ID) of drones and allow operators of small drones to fly over people and at night under certain conditions. Keep Reading

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