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FAA releases detailed report on UAS tracking rules

09 January 2018
An FAA rulemaking committee recommends two methods for remote identification and tracking of unmanned aerial vehicles. Source: Getty Images

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released a detailed report from a panel of experts on how best to regulate and control unmanned aerial systems (UASs). The FAA will use the conclusions to draft proposed comprehensive regulations for the National Airspace System.

The UAS Identification and Tracking Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) has recommended that the FAA should consider mandating two methods for remote identification and tracking of UASs: direct broadcast (transmitting data in one direction only with no specific destination or recipient); and network publishing (transmitting data to an internet service or group of services).

See related article at: http://www.janesairport360.com/article/9330/faa-creates-uav-identification-committee

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