In this episode of CommercialDrones.FM, Ian Smith interviews Major General Marke “Hoot” Gibson on drone integration. Gibson was Senior Advisor, UAS Integration at the FAA and is now the first CEO of the NUAIR Alliance, a UAS test site in Syracuse, New York. Tune in to learn more about this critical topic!
Hoot and Ian discuss the FAA’s recent Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) program and how it positively affects not only commercial drone operators, but the way that the FAA fundamentally does business. The two additionally explore plenty of other initialisms; Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM), UAS Integration Pilot Program (UASIPP), Counter UAS (cUAS), Remote Identification, and more.
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