May 14, 2015

Commercial UAS Modernization Act Seeks Interim Operating Rules

Woodrow Bellamy III 

[Avionics Today 05-14-2015] The Commercial UAS Modernization Act, introduced by Senators Corey Booker, D-N.J., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., aims to establish an interim rule governing small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations in U.S. airspace. Both lawmakers are looking to reduce the regulatory burden commercial operators currently face and maximize the use of FAA UAS test sites to jumpstart the potential billion-dollar UAS industry.     Panoptes eBumper technology on the popular DJI Phantom...

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