FAA Permits CBP To Significantly Expand UAS Operations Along Northern Border

January 2011
Defense Daily;1/25/2011, Vol. 249 Issue 15, p2
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The article reports that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an expanded certificate of authorization (COA) to the U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP), that allows the CBP to expand unmanned aircraft system (UAS) along another 900 miles of the nation's northern border with Canada. On January 20, 2011, CBP flew a Predator B unmanned aircraft system on the first long-range flight to utilize the expanded COA.


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