As potential uses for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) continue to increase, and technology continues to advance, there are numerous opportunities for business aviation. “We’re advocating for these new entrants, but we’re also advocating for our manned members.” said NBAA’s Heidi Williams, director of air traffic services and infrastructure. “We truly have to integrate, and we have to do that safely.” Williams and members of the NBAA UAS Working Group share insights on the safe development and integration of UAS in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen was one of several aviation leaders who took part in the National Aeronautic Association and National Aviation Hall of Fame’s Sustainability and Innovation: Ensuring the Future of Aviation webinar on Sept. 10, 2020, to share perspectives on the industry’s environmental efforts.
The advanced air mobility sector offers the prospect of a convenient alternative to traditional transportation. However, for this emerging industry to reach its fullest potential it must gain the support of the general public.