Airline safety concerns over unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) may have reached a tipping point in late September when a top FAA official, speaking at a major aviation conference, said that as many as 1 million small UAVs could be sold during the upcoming US holiday season. “The talking point is that there will be a million drones under people’s Christmas trees this year,” FAA assistant administrator-policy, international affairs and environment Rich Swayze told the Airlines ...

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