FAA expands approval system for commercial drone flights near airports

FAA has expanded the number of air traffic control (ATC) facilities covered by its Low-Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability ( LAANC ), an automated system that allows commercial drone operators to request and obtain authorization to fly in the vicinity of airports. The agency added 109...
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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