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Notice 8900.659 - Part 137 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Certification

Document Information

Type
Notice
Number
8900.659
Title
Part 137 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Certification
Date issued
2023-06-13
Status
Active
Office of Primary Responsibility
AFS-800
Access restriction
Public
Order purpose statement

This notice provides guidance to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Standards (FS) Safety Assurance offices concerning the changes to the certification process of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 137 UAS. The FAA has determined that part 137 UAS agricultural aircraft operations present a lower risk than other certificated operations and revising the part 137 certification process would not adversely affect safety. It is the intent of this notice to outline the changes to the certification process for UAS in agricultural aircraft operations. This notice will help ensure uniform application of policy through guidance.

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For more information, contact 9-awa-ait-directives@faa.gov.