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Update on FAA Regulations on Unmanned Aircraft Systems: An EPRI White Paper

Product ID:3002006856
Date Published:04-Sep-2015
Sector Name:Power Delivery & Utilization - Transmission
Document Type:Technical Results

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is in the process of integrating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into national airspace for civil use. The steps taken by the FAA include issuing exemptions for the commercial operation of small UASs and the issuance of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking leading towards the adoption of permanent operating rules for commercial UAS operations. This EPRI white paper provides an update on evolving UAS regulations. The paper summarizes existing regulation for three types of UAS operations, certificates of authorization for UAS operations, and the FAA’s Final Rule pertaining to small UAS for civil use.

2015 Program 35   Overhead Transmission
  • Regulations
  • Transmission line inspection
  • Drones
  • UAS
  • Unmanned aircraft systems
  • Remote sensing

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