American Robotics Joins Key Drone Rulemaking Committee

Posted By: Jason Reaganon: July 13, 2021


Massachusetts drone developer American Robotics is joining the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Aviation Rulemaking Committee, according to a company press release.


Recently acquired by wireless broadband company Ondas Holdings, American Robotics produces the automated Scout drone system, the first such system to receive FAA regulatory approvals for autonomous flight.


The acronym-heavy UAS BVLOS ARC is tasked with floating recommendations for “performance-based regulatory requirements to normalize safe, scalable, economically viable, and environmentally advantageous UAS BVLOS operations that are not under positive air traffic control (ATC),” according to the FAA.





Source: DroneLife