What Does the FAA Plan for Drone Regulations?
Commercial UAV Expo is hosting a record-breaking crowd in Las Vegas this year. At the first keynotes of the show this morning, a lineup of important industry figures gave attendees the insights they’ve been waiting for – including the FAA plan for drone regulation in the coming year.
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Lisa Ellman, Executive Director of the Commercial Drone Alliance, explained that the CDA is working to encourage the administration of the US to make it a government-wide policy to support U.S. leadership and competitiveness in the commercial drone industry. In a fireside chat with David H. Boulter, FAA Acting Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety, Ellman asked Boulter to discuss how the FAA was working with the drone industry to move regulation forward.
The answer was positive news for an industry sometimes frustrated with regulation delays and bottlenecks. Boulter says that his office understands that regulation is critical…