IPP Opens New Avenues For Testing Benefits From Drones
Washington, DC – May 9, 2018 – The Alliance for Drone Innovation (ADI) (droneinnovation.org), a new policy-oriented coalition of manufacturers, suppliers, and software developers of personal and professional drones, congratulates the 10 applicants chosen for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Integration Pilot Program (IPP), which will explore new ways for drones to be safely regulated and integrated into the national airspace system in a variety of settings and jurisdictions.
Today, the Alliance for Drone Innovation (ADI) Executive Director Jenny Rosenberg issued the following statement on H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, after the House of Representatives approved the bill on Friday, April 27, by a vote of 398-13.
“With the passage of H.R. 4, the House of Representatives is standing firmly behind innovation in aviation and the future of unmanned flight. We are grateful to Chairman Shuster and Reps. Sanford and Davis for shepherding language that promotes aviation safety among recreational drone users while allowing for continued growth in this exciting sector. We look forward to working with leaders of both parties in the Senate to ensure adoption of this important provision.”
Alliance for Drone Innovation to Provide Voice for Personal and Professional Drone Makers, Innovators, and Flyers
New Group to Harness Broad Stakeholder Support for Safety, Innovation, and Expansion of the Drone Economy
The Alliance for Drone Innovation (ADI) (droneinnovation.org), a new policy-oriented coalition of manufacturers, suppliers, and software developers of personal and professional drones, has commenced operations to represent the interests of individuals, businesses, governments, scientists, academics and others who fly unmanned aircraft in the United States. Jenny Rosenberg, former Department of Transportation Acting Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs, serves as the group’s Executive Director.