Unmanned aircraft could generate more than $13 billion in economic benefits within three years if the FAA develops regulations allowing their integration into U.S. national airspace by 2015, as directed by Congress, according to a new study by the industry’s trade body. The study by aviation economist Daryl Jenkins, commissioned by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), forecasts a rapid adoption of small, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for precision ...

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