Modern advances in unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or drones, have meant the proliferation of these aircraft throughout the United States (U.S.) that include uses for military, government, commerce, and recreation. Coinciding with advances in technology, increased access to drones, and decreased operational complexities, regulatory models have not been able to adapt to the evolving aerial environment.
Lemert, Abby; Meyer, Mikaela; Mills, Rider; Paine, Jordan D.; and Wong, Ally
"Drone Policy Overview,"
Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI) Policy Briefs: Vol. 4
Available at: https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/gpripb/vol4/iss1/5