In an effort to fly two major event kites from the same string – and encourage comingling of aerial activities at their heart – the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) are pairing up to host twinned drone and advanced air mobility (AAM) conferences next month at the same time and venue.

The FAA and AUVSI are encouraging prospective attendees to register for the August 1-3 events, and are hoping the coinciding discussions will encourage cross-pollination of expertise in the not unrelated spheres of drone and AAM activity.

The 8th Annual FAA Drone Symposium – and the first-ever Advanced Air Mobility Summit – will be simultaneously staged at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland.

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Though discussions and presentations will obviously be parsed into individual drone and AAM disciplines, each side…