Not all of U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive orders have produced speedy results, but that cannot be said of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program (UAS IPP). Last October, Trump dispensed with the usual policymaking process to order Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to establish the UAS IPP via presidential memorandum. Just six months later, following a nationwide solicitation that drew 149 applications, Chao on May 9 announced 10 winning industry-government ...

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