Drone Inspection and Other Aviation Bills Advance
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure advanced three aviation bills on April 28, namely, H.R. 3482, the National Center for the Advancement of Aviation Act of 2021, H.R. 5315, the Drone Infrastructure Inspection Grant Act and H.R. 6270, the Advanced Aviation Infrastructure Modernization (AAIM) Act.
“I am pleased to see this bipartisan aviation legislation advance through committee today,” Chair Peter DeFazio (D-OR) said. “It has been clear for some time that more must be done to build and sustain our workforce if we want to remain world leaders in aviation and creating the National Center for the Advancement of Aviation will help us do just that. Additionally, the committee took action to promote the use of drones and advanced air mobility (AAM) aircraft—technology that holds tremendous potential but also must be deployed safely and with local communities in mind. I applaud the work of committee members Rick Larsen, Andre Carson and Greg Stanton who were…