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AMA, CTA Lead First Stakeholder Meeting on Recreational UAS Regulations

We are pleased to share with you that earlier this week, AMA led the first stakeholder meeting on recreational UAS regulations in conjunction with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). In the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, Congress directed the FAA to work with industry stakeholders to implement the new provisions. This […]

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Government Affairs Update, March 20, 2019

Federal Issues Earlier this month, the AMA Government Affairs team met with Congressional members and staff from Indiana, Texas, Alaska, Louisiana, Virginia, Oregon, Massachusetts, Arizona, Missouri, and Washington.  We also had meetings with the House Transportation Committee, Senate Commerce Committee, the FAA, and various media outlets who wanted to sit […]

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FAA Establishes Additional Restrictions on UAS Operations over DOJ and DOD Facilities

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), at the request of security partners, recently announced additional airspace restrictions over certain facilities to address national security concerns. These new restrictions, outlined in NOTAM FDC 9/2586, apply to all model aircraft, sometimes referred to as drones or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The restrictions begin Tuesday, February 26, […]

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