The FAA is the national aviation authority of the United States, with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation including unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Project Office
The USGS is a scientific agency of the U.S. government that studies the landscape of the U.S., its natural resources and the natural hazards that threaten it.
Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA)
The AMA is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote development of model aviation as a recognized sport and worthwhile recreation activity.
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of unmanned systems and robotics, represents corporations and professionals from more than 60 countries involved in industry, government and academia.
Small UAV Coalition
The Small UAV Coalition is a partnership of leading consumer and technology companies who focus on research, development, production and application of UAVs.
Commercial Drone Alliance
UAPA is an organization that focuses on commercial applications for unmanned aircraft systems and provides numerous services for start-up commercial UAV/Drone companies.
Alliance for Drone Innovation (ADI)
Alliance for Drone Innovation (ADI): ADI is the leading policy voice for manufacturers, suppliers and software developers of professional and personal drones. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Alliance proudly supports policies that encourage the growth of the unmanned aircraft industry for personal, professional, educational and governmental use. Alliance members are the nation’s industry leaders and corporate visionaries who are responsible for creating the vibrant drone ecosystem of today, and who will lead us to the future applications of tomorrow.
Dronecode Foundation (DF)
The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Association (UAVSA) is the leading association formed for the primary purpose of serving the growing sUAS/drone community. UAVSA supplies its members information, tools and resources to engage and inform the community and help sUAS businesses to succeed.