FAA project monitors drone traffic as usage grows more common

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Imagine a world in which millions of commercial drones zoom around the skies doing everything from delivering packages to inspecting infrastructure. To some extent, it’s already happening. And that’s why the Federal Aviation Administration is hard at work on a project known as Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management, or UTM. Jay Merkle, executive director of the FAA’s office of UAS Integration, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for a progress report.

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