White House Plans Summit on Drones, Advanced Aviation Next Week
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The White House is planning a summit on advanced air mobility on Aug. 3 as the number of drones operating in the US accelerates.
- Panels will discuss the benefits and security concerns with drones and new technology, according to a draft agenda obtained by Bloomberg Government
- Officials, groups, and companies in the advanced air mobility space are expected to attend, including Joby Aviation Inc.
- NOTE: The Biden administration has asked Congress to expand its authority to intercept menacing drones, which expires in October; a Senate panel will vote on a bill to expand such powers next week
- Previously: Drone Delivery Is Near With FAA, NASA Focused on Safety
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