US FAA Publishes New Rules for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

MIAMI – The US FAA announced in a December 28 press release two highly anticipated new regulations governing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones.

The UAS sector is the fastest growing in the entire transportation network, with over 203,000 remote Pilots certified by the FAA and 1.7m registered drones. Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) governs this sector.

Mainly, the new rules will require remote identification of all unmanned aircraft, as well as allow drones to operate over people and at night. US Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao stated that “These final rules carefully address safety, read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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