The FAA is setting up a new Aviation Rulemaking Committee that will help the agency create standards for remotely identifying and tracking unmanned aircraft during operations. The rule-making committee will hold its first meeting June 21-23 in Washington, DC.
The group’s membership represents a diverse variety of stakeholders, including the unmanned aircraft industry, the aviation community and industry member organizations, manufacturers, researchers, and standards groups. The rule-making committee will have several major tasks to:
- Identify, categorize and recommend available and emerging technologies for the remote identification and tracking of UAS.
- Identify requirements for meeting the security and public safety needs of law enforcement, homeland defense, and national security communities for remote identification and tracking.
- Evaluate the feasibility and affordability of the available technical solutions, and determine how well they address the needs of law enforcement and air traffic control communities.
Eventually the recommendations it produces could help pave the way for drone flights over people and beyond visual line of sight.
About this article
- Date : June 26, 2017
- Source: Press Release
- Country: USA