Recognized for Removing Barriers to Drone Adoption in Government, Industry, and Public Safety
On May 19, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit overturned the FAA's rule that all hobby drone operators register their aircraft.
New rules are necessary to remove existing regulatory barriers around commercial drone use. As drafted, the EO could actually damage the commercial drone industry’s ability to take off in the United States.
We therefore suggest here a way forward to enable the Administration to meet its goal of enhanced economic growth and job creation by encouraging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to implement regulations that f
If we can overcome regulatory barriers, the potential held by UAS is unlimited. Estimates vary, but by all measures, the economic impact is enormous: a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report estimated the global market value of UAS-powered solutions at more than $127 billion by 2020. Some have predicted that the U.S. share of the UAS industry will grow to be an estimated $82 billion market in four years, and create more than 100,000 new jobs here at home.