Earlier this month, AMA, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and several other groups requested that the FAA extend the official comment period on the proposed rule for remote identification of UAS (remote ID). We were informed today that the FAA has declined this request. The comment period will end on March 2, 2020.
Fighting for a better remote ID rule continues to be AMA’s top priority. To achieve the best possible outcome, we need everyone in the model aviation community to help.
AMA HQ has drafted several template comments that you may use as guidance when writing your own comment. We strongly encourage you to make your comment personal and to highlight your own concerns with the proposed rule. AMA members are all unique, and we fly a number of different disciplines that will be impacted in different ways by this rule. It is important that we tell the FAA how each of us will be impacted individually and emphasize they cannot force us into a one-size-fits-all approach.
Please contact AMA’s government affairs team at 765-287-1256 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any additional questions or concerns.