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September 5-7, 2023  •  Caesars Forum  •  Las Vegas

Derek Hufty

Derek Hufty is the manager of the Special Programs Section within the FAA’s Flight Standards General Aviation and Commercial Division (AFS-800) where he leads a team that manage Part 107 Waiver Requests, petitions for Part 91 UAS Exemptions, policy related to 44809 Recreational Flyers, and the development of associated UAS/AAM policies.

Prior to joining the FAA, Mr. Hufty served 4 years in the United States Army as a tactical unmanned aerial vehicle operator. Overall he has 18 years in UAS work that include weight and balance, human factors, hardware/software integration, flight tests, risk management, outreach, policy and regulation development.

Mr. Hufty holds private pilot (rotorcraft–helicopter) and remote pilot certifications.


Sep 07 2022

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

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