FAA, Drone Groups Plan ‘Safety Campaign’ Announcement

The Federal Aviation Administration and leading unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) trade organizations have scheduled a teleconference to announce a “UAS Safety Campaign,” on December 22, the same day projected as the release date of the agency’s long-delayed draft regulation on small drones.

The FAA, the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, the Small UAV Coalition and the Academy of Model Aeronautics will participate on the call, according to a media advisory. “Just in time for the holidays, theUAS campaign will provide prospective users of the technology with the information they need to fly safely and responsibly,” states the advisory. There was no mention of the eagerly awaited “small UAS” notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).

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