Keeping Pace with Innovation – Update on the Safe Integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems into the Airspace

May 8, 2018

253 Russell

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security, will convene a hearing titled “Keeping Pace with Innovation – Update on the Safe Integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems into the Airspace,” at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. The hearing will provide a status update on efforts to integrate unmanned aircraft systems into the national airspace system without compromising safety.   

Witnesses:

  • Mr. Earl Lawrence, Director, Office of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Mr. Brian Wynne, President and Chief Executive Officer, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
  • Mr. Matthew S. Zuccaro, President and Chief Executive Officer, Helicopter Association International
  • Mr. Todd Graetz, Director of Technology Services, BNSF Railway Co.

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
10:15 a.m.
Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Chairman Roy Blunt

Witness Panel 1