Drone, UAS and, UAV operations

The Comment Period for the NPRM for Drone Remote ID Closes March 2, 2020


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The Summary of the Notice of Proposed rule Making (NPRM) states:

This action would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems. The remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems in the airspace of the United States would address safety, national security, and law enforcement concerns regarding the further integration of these aircraft into the airspace of the United States while also enabling greater operational capabilities.

EAA’s latest episode of the Green Dot podcast was dedicated only to a discussion of this NPRM. You can listen to it here:

Both EAA and AOPA are weighing in with their opinions of the NPRM and it’s effect not only on UAS/Drone operations but restrictions on traditional model aircraft operations.

AOPA’s Feb 14th article give guidance on how to submit your NPRM comment in a way that will be most effective. Read their suggestions here:


As of the date of this article 14, 873 comments have been submitted concerning the rule.

Read the full NPRM here.

Submit your NPRM comment here.