The FAA's Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) (PDF) is a broad-based, long-term Federal advisory committee that provides the FAA with advice on key UAS integration issues by helping to identify challenges and prioritize improvements. The committee helps to create broad support for an overall integration strategy and vision. Membership (PDF) is comprised of CEO/COO-level executives from a cross-section of stakeholders representing the wide variety of UAS interests, including industry, research and academia, retail, and technology.
All DAC meetings are open to the public, except as provided by section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). All meeting materials are publically available subject to the Freedom of Information Act.
Solicitation for New DAC Members
The FAA issued a notice to solicit nominations for qualified candidates to serve on the DAC. This notice seeks to fill vacancies on the DAC and does not affect the status of current DAC members. Nominations must be submitted no later than 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time on January 9, 2019. Read the Federal Register Notice for more information.
Next DAC Meeting
The meeting planned for October 17 has been canceled. We will be rescheduling it soon.
Previous DAC Meetings and Materials
- DAC Meeting Minutes (Draft), July 17, 2018, Santa Clara, CA (PDF)
- DAC Meeting Materials, July 17, 2018, Santa Clara, CA (PDF)
- Meetings and Materials – Sept 2016-May 2018