NASA’s Working on It [From KQED Science] Drones have been making headlines this year, and not in a positive light. They’ve blocked aircraft trying to battle wildfires. Two have dropped down near the White House. Last month in Pasadena, a drone crashed near a stroller, cutting and bruising an eleven-month-old girl. The Federal Aviation Administration is ultimately responsible for managing […]
WASHINGTON – As the Papal visit approaches, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reminding residents of and visitors to Washington, DC, New York, and Philadelphia that these cities and the surrounding communities are No Drone Zones from September 22 through September 27, 2015. “If you plan to attend any of the Papal visit […]
Unfortunately, one of the most frequent issues we deal with in our law practice is a pilot who has received a DUI. The FAA takes the issue of alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence VERY seriously (see for example FAR 67.307 (a) (4) and (b)). Pilots fall into two general problems with the FAA: 1) failure […]
Just when it appeared third-class medical reform might finally be within legislative reach, airline pilots have held up their hands to say not so fast. Read more.
Press Release FAA: Wildfires and Drones Don’t Mix WASHINGTON – Responding to recent incidents in which unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as “drones,” interfered with manned aircraft involved in wildland firefighting operations, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is supporting the U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Forest Service in […]