FAA UASIO (attached) Personnel Roster With Contact Information

Good news! The days of getting the waiver run around and or spending countless hours on the Internet for UASIO names and contact are...

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Completes Successful Drone Demonstration

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (CNO) hosted a successful unmanned aircraft system (UAS) or “drone” demonstration yesterday in Stringtown, Oklahoma as part of the...

FAA Statement–Federal vs. Local Drone Authority

Congress has provided the FAA with exclusive authority to regulate aviation safety, the efficiency of the navigable airspace, and air traffic control, among other...
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Fort Collins Mayor Joins the National FAA Drone Advisory Committee to Represent Cities

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has selected Mayor Wade O. Troxell, Ph.D., of the City of Fort Collins, Colorado, to serve on the Federal...

FAA Should Change Its Safety Risk Assessment Approach for Drones to Effectively Integrate Them...

WASHINGTON – Introducing drone operations into the nation’s airspace can provide substantial benefits to society, such as preventing derailments, inspecting cell phone towers, delivering...

More FAA FOIA Shenanigans

Every so many years I like to check in on the progress of the folks at the UASIO. I usually start with job descriptions,...

United States Government Accountability Office- FAA lacks reliable information about the extent of unsafe...

Something for the weekend sir, an interesting report - GAO sUAS Report -from the United States Government Accountability Office. Well worth sitting down with a beer...

UAS IPP A Sea Change For The US?

No doubt the policy teams at Amazon and DJI have to be doing some head scratching this week. The darlings of the committee circuit...

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Selected for U.S. Department of Transportation Unmanned Aircraft Integration Pilot...

DURANT, Okla. (May 9, 2018) – Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is proud to announce that U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao selected the Choctaw...

N.C. Selected for FAA Drone Integration Pilot Program

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the N.C. Department of Transportation has been selected as one of only 10 participants in...