New Proposed FAA Rule for UAS

A new proposed rule by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would require remote identification of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Read below for more information and visit the Federal Register website for the full document.

According to the proposal summary, “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.”

Key Dates:

Send comments on or before March 2, 2020.


Send comments identified by docket number FAA-2019-1100 using any of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to and follow the online instructions for sending your comments electronically.
  • Mail: Send comments to Docket Operations, M-30; U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W12-140, West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
  • Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket Operations in Room W12-140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
  • Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at 202-493-2251.

For Further Information:

Ben Walsh, Flight Technologies and Procedures Division, Federal Aviation Administration, 470 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Suite 4102, Washington, DC 20024; telephone 1-844-FLY-MY-UA; email:

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