The Integration of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles into the National Airspace
Posted: 15 Aug 2013
Date Written: November 1, 2009
The ongoing development and use of unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs") illustrates well the observation that the "law lags science; it does not lead it." This article reviews laws and policies applicable to UAV operations in the national airspace and calls for definite legal parameters for this emerging sector of aviation.
Keywords: unmanned aerial vehicles, drones, UAV, national airspace, integration, Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, Department of Transportation, DOT
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