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The New FAA Part 107 For Unmanned Aircraft… Less Protection For Airports Than Before
by Russell A. Klingaman, Esq. On June 21, 2016, the FAA published its Final Rule for the new Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) entitled “Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems.” Part 107 will govern all … Continue reading
Laws Governing Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Are They Clear & Consistent?
by Russell A. Klingaman Attorney At Law Local law enforcement agencies are starting to buy and use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones. For instance, The Orland Park Police Department in Orland Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, … Continue reading
New FAA Recreational UAS/Drone Registration Program: Better Than Nothing?
by Russell A. Klingaman Attorney At Law On December 14, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued its interim final rule entitled “Registration And Marking Requirements For Small Unmanned Aircraft” (80 Federal Register 78594). The registration rules, which became effective … Continue reading
Drone Law: Why All FAA Certificate Holders Should Be Aware of the NTSB Pirker Decision
by Russell A. Klingaman On November 18, 2014, in a unanimous decision, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) concluded that an unmanned aerial system (UAS) is an “aircraft” within the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) jurisdiction. Huerta v. Pirker, NTSB Order … Continue reading
Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association Elects New Board/Officers
WAUSAU-ROTHSCHILD, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association (WATA) held its annual meeting during the Wisconsin Aviation Conference, May 7, 2014, at which time the membership elected its board and officers. Elected to the board are David Mann of Racine … Continue reading
The Need For An Aircraft Lien Recording Law In Wisconsin
by Russell Klingaman As an aircraft owner and operator, and as an attorney familiar with aviation law, I have identified a problem associated with buying and selling aircraft in Wisconsin: the inability to register some Wisconsin aircraft liens with the … Continue reading