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Expert: Drones Causing Major Aviation Disasters Is ‘A Question Of When It’s Going To Happen, Not If’

CBS DC

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — They’re the sky vehicles of the future, but integrating them into American airspace is no easy task. Drones, which are referred to by officials as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), have significant differences and challenges than manned aircrafts.

The United States is home to the busiest and most complex airspace in the world. Expanding drone aircraft testing and regulating emerging technologies remains a major challenge to the Federal Aviation Administration.

“It’s possible the provisions of the final rule will change compared to the proposed rule. We are working hard to finalize the rule and make sure we get it right. This is a top priority for the administrator,” an FAA spokesperson tells CBSDC.

The FAA is working with developers, business owners and everyday Americans to apply standards and rules that ensure safe use of the new technology. About a year ago, the first FAA-authorized commercial drone operation launched…

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