Kansas Team Receives FAA Waiver For Drone Flights

Credit: Federal Aviation Administration
WASHINGTON—The U.S. FAA has granted a team headed by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) a waiver to fly small drones beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) of an operator using an onboard detect and avoid system. Operating under the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot...
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 uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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