It is not certain that the U.S. national airspace system (NAS) will be ready to accommodate unmanned aircraft by the deadline set by Congress, says the Government Accountability Office (GAO). In February, Congress set a series of deadlines to accelerate the integration of civil unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the NAS. In a new report, the GAO says the FAA “has missed one deadline and could miss others.” Congress established deadlines to develop plans for the integration of UAS, ...


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