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FAA Says Drone Industry Is Essential for Our Economy at White House Drone Workshop

The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) hosted a drone workshop at the White House yesterday, featuring remarks by FAA administrator Michael Huerta and Intel CEO and chariperson of the drone regulation advisory committee, Brian Krzanich.

Reports DRONELIFE, “The Workshop’s remarks byFAA Administrator Michael Huerta represented a shift in tone welcome to the drone industry, as the FAA representative acknowledged that drones are the safer way to perform many necessary tasks for industry, and clearly stated the recognized economic impact that the drone industry represents…’The only limit of this technology is our imaginations,’ said Huerta, commenting that the drone industry was ‘essential for our economy’ and to maintain the US’ position as a global leader.”

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