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Unmanned Aircraft Systems – Rules and Obstacles
Kent S. Jackson | September 23, 2016

The last week of July, 2016 saw our attorneys attending Experimental Aircraft Association’s 64th AirVenture event in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The event hosted approximately 563,000 attendees and brought together about 10,000 aircraft. AirVenture is where “new aviation technology and innovations are unveiled to the world,” said EAA Chairman, Jack Pelton. This year showcased commercial drones, also known as […]

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UAS (Drone) Pilot Regulations
Kent S. Jackson | September 9, 2016

Tired of climbing into a cramped cockpit and contending with cumulonimbus and demanding passengers? Now you can make money piloting from the ground. Why not don a pair of fuzzy slippers, settle into a recliner and become a remote pilot in command (R-PIC)? Here is an overview of UAS Drone Pilot Regulations.On June 28, 2016, […]

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Get Ready For New FAA Rules For Drone/UAS Operations
Kent S. Jackson | June 23, 2016

Get Ready for New FAA Rules for Drone/UAS OperationsThey’re here…The FAA has released the new 14 C.F.R. Part 107 for Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems.The FAA has also published this summary of the new Part 107: The new Part 107 is effective in 30 days, and the team at Jetlaw L.L.C., is prepared to […]

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Who Is Watching You? ADS-B raises aircraft tracking issues (again)
Kent S. Jackson | June 10, 2016

ADS-B raises aircraft tracking issues (again)There is a growing awareness and concern that those who have asked that ATC tracking data be blocked from dissemination on the Internet are now subject to exposure through growing networks that capture their Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transmissions. Today, there are thousands of aircraft tracking capture sites receiving data […]

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You Want the Truth? FAA seeks more honest behavior, less leasing
Kent S. Jackson | June 3, 2016

The FAA is revising advisory circular AC 91-37A, Truth in Leasing, dated Jan. 16, 1978. Why? The regulation that the AC explains, FAR Part 91.23 has not changed.  Moreover, the FAA isn’t revising the basic premise behind the FAR and the AC. They simply want truth in aircraft leasing: “There are aviation companies certificated to […]

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How To Legally Operate UAS
Kali M. Hague | April 21, 2016

The FAA just raised the unmanned aircraft blanket ceiling authorization from 200 to 400 feet. Until the FAA issues a final rule for unmanned aircraft systems operations (UAS), an unmanned aircraft can only be operated commercially by obtaining a Section 333 exemption. We’ll help you navigate this exciting new area of business and aviation.Click here […]

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