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Drones Are Beautiful

by Rex Hammarback Executive Director Northland Aerospace Foundation Drones are beautiful. Any comments to the contrary are duly noted, however, the huge positive impact these airborne creatures will have on our future will be as broad as any technological revolution … Continue reading

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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

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