December 21, 2023
On February 8, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation passed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2023 by a voice vote. The bipartisan legislation reauthorizes the FAA for the next five years. Passage of the bill follows the House’s passage of their FAA reauthorization bill, the Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act in July 2023.
Airports Council and AUVSI on February 8 welcomed the release of the final report issued by the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Detection and Mitigating Systems Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC).
Vertx Partners announced the release of a groundbreaking Deloitte study assessing West Virginia’s potential to become a hub for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The comprehensive study reveals key insights into the booming AAM market in the United States and positions West Virginia as a strategic player in this transformative industry.
The Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) announced the hiring of new staff and internal promotions. The personnel moves support the association’s mission to foster the growth, long-term viability, and stability of the uncrewed systems industry.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released, Cybersecurity Guidance: Chinese-Manufactured UAS to raise awareness of the threats posed by Chinese-manufactured UAS and to provide critical infrastructure partners with recommended cybersecurity safeguards to reduce the risk to networks and sensitive information.
October 8-9, 2024
The UAS industry is in the midst of an economic and technological evolution. The 18th annual UAS Summit and Expo—set in Grand Forks, North Dakota, near the heart of some of the most prominent U.S. UAS activity currently happening—is set to showcase and explain the evolution of UAVs while revealing the current state of the commercial UAS industry. It’s the original epicenter of drone research, earned its place as the Silicon Valley of Drones and as you’ll see from the commercial, government and military flight activity filling the sky of the Northern Plains and beyond every day, it has truly become America’s UAS proving grounds. View More