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Drone Advisory Committee (DAC); Notice of Public Meeting

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Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation.


Notice of public meeting.


This notice announces a meeting of the Drone Advisory Committee.


The meeting will be held on June 23, 2021, between 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Requests for reasonable accommodations must be received by June 16, 2021. Requests to submit written materials to be reviewed during the meeting must be received no later than June 16, 2021.

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The meeting will be held virtually. Members of the public who wish to observe the virtual meeting can access the livestream from either of the following FAA social media platforms on the day of the event,​FAA or​FAAnews. For copies of meeting minutes, along with all other information please visit the DAC internet website at​uas/​programs_​partnerships/​drone_​advisory_​committee/​.

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Gary Kolb, UAS Stakeholder & Committee Liaison, Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, at or 202-267-4441. Any committee related request or request for reasonable accommodations should be sent to the person listed in this section.

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I. Background

The DAC was created under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), in accordance with Title 5 of the United States Code (5 U.S.C. App. 2) to provide the FAA with advice on key UAS integration issues by helping to identify challenges and prioritize improvements.

II. Agenda

At the meeting, the agenda will cover the following topics:

  • Official Statement of the Designated Federal Officer
  • Approval of the Agenda and Previous Meeting Minutes
  • Opening Remarks
  • FAA Update
  • Industry-Led Technical Topics
  • New Business/Agenda Topics
  • Closing Remarks
  • Adjourn

Additional details will be posted on the DAC internet website address listed in the ADDRESSES section at least seven days in advance of the meeting.

III. Public Participation

The meeting will be open to the public and livestreamed. Members of the public who wish to observe the virtual meeting can access the livestream from either of the following FAA social media platforms on the day of the event,​FAA or​FAAnews. The U.S. Department of Transportation is committed to providing equal access to this meeting for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, such as sign language, interpretation, or other ancillary aids, please contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.

The FAA is not accepting oral presentations at this meeting due to time constraints. Written statements submitted by the deadline will be provided to the DAC members before the meeting. Any member of the public may submit a written statement to the committee at any time.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on May 10, 2021.

Erik W. Amend,

Manager, Executive Office, AUS-10, Federal Aviation Administration.

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[FR Doc. 2021-10135 Filed 5-12-21; 8:45 am]