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Supplemented by several federal agencies, the group is tasked with developing recommendations for the drone registry in three weeks.
Bombardier to get $1 billion cash injection
The runaway airship was one of two aerostats comprising the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor system.
Plans call for operations to start by mid-2018
GAMA, AIA urge "pathway" to enact bill.
Data will now be analyzed and form the basis of a safety case report to be presented to the FAA for approval to move to phase two—active traffic control.
The Low Altitude Traffic and Airspace Safety system is being assessed by the FAA and NASA's Unmanned Aerial System Traffic Management program.
FAA Administrator Huerta said trials in Newark and Memphis "are delivering great results."
FAA is moving toward a risk-based oversight approach for its ODA program in face of criticism for lacking effective staffing, risk-based models.
The plan to enact rules for registration of drones will open a huge can of worms.