FCC Publishes Rule to Enable UAS Wireless Communications Written 14 February 2023

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Credit: Associated Press

Aviation International News reports that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) “met with FAA safety inspectors and law enforcement officials in 11 of the aviation agency’s districts to determine how they investigate potentially unsafe small (under 55 pounds) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).” A report by the GAO incorporated this issue in its recommendations that the FAA improve communication and data in the agency’s approach to compliance and enforcement for UAS. In the report, the GAO “recommends that the FAA develop a better approach to communicate to local law enforcement agencies its expectations for their role in UAS investigations and identify data needed to evaluate FAA’s small UAS compliance and enforcement activities.”
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