FAA Moves Forward With Rulemaking on UAS Flights Over People, Safety, Traffic Management

Friday, Jan 25, 2019

In a move that could further accelerate the unmanned aircraft systems industry, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration today announced a notice of proposed rulemaking for the operation of small UAS over people, as well as another about the safe and secure operations of drones.

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced proposed new rules and a pilot project to allow unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to fly overnight and over people without waivers under certain conditions.

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