US airline industry stakeholder groups are calling on Congress to allow FAA to regulate small drones that are flown for recreation. In a letter released Feb. 13, the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) and trade group Airlines for America (A4A) asked Congress to amend Section 336 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, the last multiyear FAA reauthorization legislation. That section, called the Special Rule for Model ...

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