FAA permits Kansas team to fly drones beyond line of sight

FAA has granted a waiver to a team headed by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) to fly small drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) of an operator using an onboard detect-and-avoid system. Operating under FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program ( UAS IPP ), the team...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and unmanned aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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