It’s a question asked by kids (and backseat drivers) everywhere. In the case of the remote identification of drones, the driver is the FAA, and the Congress, as always, is in the back seat.

Congress has the authority to set priorities for administrative agencies. In addition to wheedling and cajoling agency Administrators and Secretaries when they testify before Congress, they can pass laws requiring the agency to act by a fixed deadline.… Read More

As most readers know, the lack of a standard for the remote identification of unmanned aircraft has held up progress in a number of areas critical for integration of UAS into the national airspace system.  Rules for flight over people and in heavily congested areas, protection of critical infrastructure, beyond visual line of sight operations and unmanned traffic management, and effective counter-drone systems all require a remote ID solution. … Read More

We hope you will join us Wednesday, February 20, for the latest in our Aviation Webinar Series.

2019 is shaping up as a critical year for regulatory developments affecting operators of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). In the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, Congress directed the FAA to work faster on setting UAS design standards and opening the airspace to commercial package delivery.… Read More

Register Here for the 13th Annual Aviation Symposium.

In our 13th annual symposium this February, we will focus on, among other things, aviation accidents, incidents and events occurring outside the United States. Issues and areas to be considered, include:

  • ICAO Annex 13
  • The role of your Company
  • The role of the NTSB and the State Department
  • Criminalization of your accident
  • Getting the crew out of the country .
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Thank you for joining us for our webinar: The FAA Reauthorization Act: What is in it and what does it mean for you? We had a great turnout and appreciate your continued support of our Aviation Webinar Series.

If you missed this webinar and would like to view the slides or listen to the presentation you can find them here.… Read More

Note: Given the previous delays from Capitol Hill, we have postponed the below webinar on the FAA Reauthorization Act several times. On October 4, we will cover the Act as it stands as of the date of the webinar, regardless of where it is in the process.

It’s that time of year, and Congress is once again attempting to pass a comprehensive reauthorization for the FAA.… Read More

If you don’t know how to say “An Airplane Is Down . . . In a Foreign County” in Spanish, Farsi, Chinese or German, you must attend our 2019 Aviation Symposium!

In our 13th annual symposium, we will focus on, among other things, aviation accidents, incidents and events occurring outside the United States.  Discussions will cover a whole host of issues, problems and challenges you face when flying outside the United States, including panels on recent changes in the Flight Standards Service of the FAA and what to expect in 2019; how to write reports involving accidents, incident or events .Read More

Waivers, Exemptions, and Certifications:

How to get permission to do what you want with your Unmanned Aircraft

Part 107 has been a tremendous boon to businesses that want to operate unmanned aircraft. Unfortunately, there is still a great deal that cannot be done without special permission. But rest assured, this can be done legally, if you know how.

During this webinar, we will explore what methods are available to obtain permission from the FAA to conduct complex operations beyond the narrow confines of Part 107.… Read More