U.N. aviation agency to seek green light on domestic drone rules

March 25, 2015 10:28 PM

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MONTREAL (Reuters) - The United Nations aviation agency will ask its governing council for the right to take the unusual step of helping member states draft their domestic drone rules, an official said Wednesday.

The Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is working on new global safety standards for 2018 on larger remotely piloted aircraft that can fly across borders.

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