Secretary Foxx and FAA Administrator Huerta to Lead Discussion of New Part 107 Drone Rules

Friday, August 26, 2016

Laura Brown or Les Dorr,
Phone: 202-267-3883

WASHINGTON – Please join U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta and Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) President Brian Wynne for a media briefing to discuss implementation of the FAA’s new Part 107 rule for small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), which goes into effect on Monday, August 29th. Topics will include details on the waiver process, airspace authorization, and the aeronautical knowledge test.

When: Monday, August 29, 2016 at 11:45 a.m. EDT

Where: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C. 20590. DOT is located at the Navy Yard Metrorail Station (Green Line).


  • Attend. The media briefing is open to accredited media only. Please RSVP by 9 a.m. Monday morning to
  • Livestream. The briefing will be available via livestream on YouTube.
  • Call in. Media may join a listen only teleconference. Please contact for the call-in information.

Questions: If you are with the media and have questions during the briefing, please email