FAA Developing New UAV Standards Written 4 February 2020


Two drones fly above Lake Street in Reno, Nevada, May 21, 2019, as part of a NASA simulation to test emerging technology that someday will be used to manage hundreds of thousands of commercial, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) delivering packages. | Associated Press-©

The Wall Street Journal reports that according to a Federal Register filing, the FAA is developing new safety standards for UAVs. Specifically, the FAA is beginning the process of certifying UAVs as a “special class” of aircraft. Such a move would mean significant progress toward the use of UAVs in package delivery efforts.
Full Story (Wall Street Journal–subscription publication)