Tag Archives: Russell A. Klingaman
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
Wisconsin FBO Hosts Workshop For Drone Operators
MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. hosted its second workshop October 27, 2015 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) at its Dane County Regional Airport, Madison, Wis. location. The workshop featured a display of UAS, ranging from very small aircraft costing … 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