In an article for Law360, Mark Dombroff explains how the Federal Aviation Administration and local governments continue to vie for control of the airspace being used by drones — an issue that will only intensify in the coming year.
The FAA has been working on new rules to permit drones to fly directly over large concentrations of people. These so-called remote identification rules will allow for detection and identification of unmanned aircraft no matter where they fly. After more than a year of delay, the FAA is slated to release the remote ID rules for public comment in December.
However, confusion and conflict continue to surround efforts to regulate drones and their airspace at the state and municipal level.
Read the full article discussing efforts to create greater clarity on drone jurisdictional issues.