Modeled on the data-driven Commercial Aircraft Safety Team (CAST), the industry-government Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team (UAST) has formed its first three working groups. They will tackle topics about loss of control, reducing injuries and improving the safety culture among drone operators. The FAA announced the UAST’s formation in August 2016, citing success in reducing the risk of fatalities in commercial aviation. CAST was founded in 1998. By 2008, safety enhancements developed ...

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