Review – FAA Publishes UAS BVLOS Request for Information

Today, the DOT’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
published a request for information (RFI) in the Federal Register (88
FR 33855-33857
) for “UAS Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Operations”. The FAA
is reviewing the Final
of the UAS Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Operations Aviation
Rulemaking Committee and is looking for additional technical input on key
concepts and potential approaches that the FAA is contemplating for use in
future exemptions for BVLOS operations.

Public Comment

The FAA is soliciting information from the public on the
technical topics discussed in the notice. Comments may be submitted via the
Federal eRulemaking Portal (;
Docket # FAA-2023-1256). Comments should be submitted by June 14th,


For more details about the technical issues for which the
FAA is seeking comments, including a discussion about UAS BVLOS cybersecurity
which the notice does not address, see my article at CFSN Detailed Analysis –
– subscription required.