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DOT/FAA RIN: 2120-AK85 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: +Operations of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Over People 
Abstract: This rulemaking would address the performance-based standards and means-of-compliance for operation of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) over people not directly participating in the operation or not under a covered structure or inside a stationary vehicle that can provide reasonable protection from a falling small unmanned aircraft. This rule would provide relief from certain operational restrictions implemented in the Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems final rule (RIN 2120-AJ60). 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 14 CFR 107   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(f)    49 U.S.C. 40101    49 U.S.C. 40103(b)    49 U.S.C. 44701(a)(5)    PL 112-95, sec 333   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  02/13/2019  84 FR 3856   
NPRM Comment Period End  04/15/2019 
Final Action  01/15/2021  86 FR 4314   
Delay of Effective and Compliance Dates; Withdrawal; Correction  03/10/2021  86 13636   
Final Action  03/10/2021  86 FR 13630   
Final Rule Effective  03/16/2021 
Delayed the Effective Date   04/06/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Related RINs: Related to 2120-AJ60 
Agency Contact:
Michael Machnik
Department of Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
2300 E Devon, Suite 261,
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Phone:630 488-0090