Kansas State Polytechnic webinar on UAS regulation adjustments from FAA shared globally – Drones Information


SALINA – Unmanned aerial vehicle systems are a global phenomenon, and the experts at the Polytechnic Campus at Kansas State University help ensure regulatory updates are shared around the world.

A free webinar by the K-State Polytechnic on February 25th on the recent Federal Aviation Administration changes to UAS regulations was attended worldwide.

The webinar included information on UAS operations that will come into effect in the coming months, including a new adjustment to the implementation schedule by the FAA. The number of UAS operators in attendance was more than 380 from 42 states in the United States and four countries.

The updates to federal regulations primarily concerned the remote identification of unmanned aircraft, operations over people, night operations, and the requirements for recurring training for remote pilots. The main focus of the webinar was on the immediate changes that will affect remote pilots from March.

A recording of the webinar can be downloaded online.

The Kansas State Polytechnic is recognized by the FAA as an expert in the UAS industry and has been part of numerous research projects advising on rules and regulations. In addition to two nationally recognized UAS Bachelor degrees, the K-State Polytechnic offers numerous UAS training opportunities. Information about degree programs at K-State Polytechnic is available online, by calling 785-826-2640, or by email [email protected]. For information on UAS training, please visit the website or contact Professional Education and Outreach at [email protected].

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