US lawmakers, grappling with the rapid proliferation of drones and how to safely integrate them into the commercial airspace, sought expert insight at a Senate hearing May 8. At a US Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee hearing on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) integration, committee chairman Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) said a better understanding was needed of whether government organizations that are responsible for the safety of the National Airspace System (NAS) were ...

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