Unmanned aircraft lacking in regulations for domestic use
July 12, 20189:24 am
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No one disputes the value of unmanned aircraft for a thousand possible uses. For the U.S. the challenge has been how to integrate unmanned aircraft into the national airspace occupied by regular airplanes and helicopters. A study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine finds, maybe the Federal Aviation Administration is a little too cautious in trying to develop regulations. George Ligler, chairman of the committee for the National Academies that studied the FAA drone issue, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more.