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White House Unveils New Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program

27 October 2017

Aviation Alert

This week, the White House announced a new pilot program to further integrate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drones) into the National Airspace System (NAS) and to enable development of new UAS technologies for use in a wide range of commercial industries.

The emerging commercial drone industry benefits the public in real and profound ways. While the public benefits of commercial drones are substantial, policymaking has lagged behind the technology in the United States. In an effort to move policy forward, the Administration's UAS Integration Pilot Program will allow private-sector entities to partner with state, local, and tribal governments to enable expanded UAS operations and maximize the benefits of UAS technologies for the public.

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