On March 9, 2020, the Interim Investigation Report (“Report”) into the March 10, 2019, crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737-8 (MAX) was issued. The Ethiopian Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau’s (“Bureau”)138 page Report devotes approximately two pages to a description of the pilot’s/copilot’s experience, hours, etc., and one page to Ethiopian Airlines training program. There is virtually no analysis anywhere in the 138 pages of the crew’s performance. … Read More
On March 11, 2020, an aircraft carrying an ill passenger landed at Palm Beach International Airport. Apparently, the passenger had been feeling bad for a while, and had been tested for coronavirus. A passenger on the plane was quoted as saying that the ill man’s wife:
was sitting in the same row as me and mentioned to others that he wasn’t feeling well.… Read More
JOIN US TOMORROW AT 1 PM EASTERN FOR OUR FREE WEBINAR DISSECTING THE REMOTE ID NPRM COMMENTS AND PREDICTIONS FOR THE FINAL RULE
In this free webinar, we will go through the thousands of comments that were submitted and analyze whether the public believes the FAA has hit the “Goldilocks Solution;” not too hard, not too soft, but just right. Among the topics will be:
- How did key players in the UAS industry view the rule?
JOIN US ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2020 AT 1 PM EASTERN FOR OUR FREE WEBINAR DISSECTING THE REMOTE ID NPRM COMMENTS AND PREDICTIONS FOR THE FINAL RULE
On December 31, 2019, the FAA released its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft. After years of waiting, the time had finally come for the public to make its voice heard on this key issue.… Read More
One of the most controversial developments in air travel is the proliferation of service and support animals. While history proves that dogs can perform extremely valuable services to disabled people, the value of support peacocks, goldfish, and bearded dragons are more questionable. As a result, the Department of Transportation is finally taking a hard look at the rules surrounding support animals.… Read More
Limits on air carrier liability for international accidents has been with us since the adoption of the Warsaw Convention in 1929. One of the flaws in the original Warsaw Convention of 1929 was that there was no regular mechanism to adjust the liability limits. Instead, liability limits had to be revised through the time consuming process of formally adopting additional protocols, such as the Hague Protocol of 1955.… Read More
The Plane-ly Spoken Podcast will provide you with our frank and uncensored views on the issues of the day, interviews with newsmakers, and top-notch analysis. Launching the first installment of a podcast series, Mark Dombroff and Mark McKinnon discuss the recently released Federal Aviation Administration draft of the new rule for remote identification of unmanned aircraft, which provides the industry with a comprehensive roadmap for the full implementation of the Remote ID system.… Read More
For those of you who may have missed the live presentation of the latest UAS Webinar Series, “The Future of Drones: Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft – How It Will Work and What Does it Mean for You,” you can view the entire presentation by clicking on the links below.
|After an 18-month delay, the FAA released a draft of the new rule for remote identification of unmanned aircraft, providing the industry with a comprehensive roadmap for the full implementation of the Remote ID system.
Fortunately, you don’t have to wade through the 300-page draft because the Fox Rothschild Aviation team has done that for you!
Join Fox Rothschild’s Aviation Practice Group for a complimentary 90-minute webinar on the Remote ID Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
The manned and unmanned aviation communities do not see eye-to-eye on any number of issues. Each side has a vision of how unmanned aircraft fit into the National Airspace System, and each side continually engages with the FAA to push that vision. While the FAA’s attempt to balance these competing views often leaves one or both sides disappointed, one thing that both sides agree on is that these decisions should be left to the FAA.… Read More