The FAA will release its small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) rule―known as Part 107 ―on Aug. 29. The agency describes it as “a clear regulatory framework for civil and commercial operations of small UAS under 55 lb.”  During an Aug. 24 briefing in Washington, FAA UAS Integration Office director Earl Lawrence told congressional staffers, industry leaders and reporters that 3,351 UAS operators had already pre-registered to take the written-test portion of the new UAS ...

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