Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) – Unmanned Aircraft Systems
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
The Commercial Drone Alliance is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to lead by key members of the commercial drone industry. The Alliance works collectively to merge policy with innovation to create relevant rules for operation, as well as advocate for the safe and responsible use of drones. The Alliance seeks to bring industry together with the government to solve some of the challenges facing the industry.
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.
Dronecode Foundation (DF)
DF hosts open-source and open-standard projects critical to the drone Industry. DF is a vendor-neutral foundation for open drone projects part of the Linux Foundation. The Foundation works with developers, end-users and adopting vendors from around the world.