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by   -   October 25, 2016
Drone flying over a field.
Drone flying over a field.

On July 15, 2016, Congress enacted the FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act (the “Act”), which among other things, directs the Secretary of Transportation to establish a process to enable applicants to petition the FAA Administrator to “prohibit or restrict the operation of an unmanned aircraft in close proximity to a fixed site facility.” Congress tasked the FAA with establishing a process for designating fixed site facilities no later than 180 days from the date of enactment. Below is an outline of the key problematic provisions in Section 2209 and a proposed path forward for establishing a process that meets the Congressional directive while not unnecessarily restricting industry.  

by   -   April 29, 2015

SUASBExpo2014

The sUSB is livestreaming from San Francisco, featuring top names in the unmanned and remote sensing field, including Patrick Egan, Chris Anderson, Whitney Brooks, Michael Drobac, and Andra Keay, and many others. Livestream below. 



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