FAA Authorization Bill, Percepto BVLOS Waiver, New Skyebrowse Feature, New FAA Admin
Welcome to your weekly UAS news update. We have four stories for you this week. The first one is a big one: the FAA reauthorization bill has been released, and it contains quite a bit of information. Secondly, Percepto gets a non-site-specific BVLOS waiver. We also have SkyBrowse coming up with new cool features, which we’ve played with, and they are pretty amazing. Lastly, we have a new acting FAA administrator. Let’s get to it.
FAA Reauthorization Bill
Our first story this week is the FAA reauthorization bill, which has a lot of information about drones in it. As you might know, the FAA needs to be reauthorized every so many years. 2023 is the year of the FAA reauthorization. In the document, Congress highlights all the different goals that the FAA has to fulfill within the next five years. The topics are quite diverse. Jason and I sat down a couple of days ago, once we got the first draft, and spent about five…