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FAA Grants New York Power Authority Waiver on Drones Beyond Visual Line of Sight

FAA Grants New York Power Authority Outasight Waiver for Drones The FAA has recently granted the New York Power Authority (NYPA) a significant waiver that permits the operation of unmanned aircraft systems beyond the pilot’s visual line of sight. This landmark approval, announced on April 11, 2024, allows NYPA to operate drones within a one-mile radius in unrestricted Class G airspace without prior approval, enhancing their ability to inspect and monitor statewide infrastructure.

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