Category: NPRM

FAA Announces ARC for Micro UAS

FAA announces ARC for performance standards and requirements for micro unmanned aircraft systems (micro UAS) – asking for recommendations by April 1 2016. The announcement can be found here.    
We have reviewed all 190+ pages of the FAA’s proposed rules for commercial use of drones (“small UAS”). Our review confirms the initial impression we posted on Monday. Overall, the proposed rules are much more flexible and conducive to commercial operations of small UAS (those weighing 55 pounds or less) than most