FAA Expands Opportunities for Safe Drone Operations

2019-07-26T12:32:36-04:00

Read PGD's Airspace Incursion Safety Notice This news release was provided by the FAA: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) beginning on July 23 will expand the Low Altitude Authorization and Capability (LAANC) system to include recreational flyers. This action will significantly increase the ability of drone pilots to gain access to controlled airspace nationwide. LAANC, a collaboration between the FAA and industry that directly supports the safe integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems into the nation's airspace, expedites the time it takes for a drone pilot to receive authorization to fly under 400 feet in controlled airspace. LAANC provides air traffic professionals [...]