Pilotless Drones: Background and Considerations for Congress Regarding Unmanned Aircraft Operations in the National Airspace System

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Report that covers the history and current status of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Particular attention is paid to recent privacy implications and potential intrusiveness of drone operations that have emerged as a significant issue before Congress. It also looks at the current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) timeline to establish six test ranges throughout the United States to study unmanned aircraft integration technical issues.

Creator(s): Elias, Bart
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 10, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Elias, Bart

Specialist in Aviation Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: September 10, 2012
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United States
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Report that covers the history and current status of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Particular attention is paid to recent privacy implications and potential intrusiveness of drone operations that have emerged as a significant issue before Congress. It also looks at the current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) timeline to establish six test ranges throughout the United States to study unmanned aircraft integration technical issues.

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24 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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