FAA is chartering an Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team (UAST) to address issues raised by growing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operations. The move, announced Aug. 2, builds on the US government-industry Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST) initiative to reduce airline accident rates. The announcement was made at the first drones workshop in the White House, organized by the Office of Science and Technology (OSTP). FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said the team will bring together a wide ...

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