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Aviation Noise Is an Issue that Needs a Reasonable Solution

In the process of searching the internet for information about aviation noise, I often run across web pages like this one:http://www.beechtalk.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=127555 where pilots lament how people move next to airports and then complain about the noise. They also frequently state … Continue reading

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#FAA Finalizes Small #Drone Rules

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration announced that it had finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (#UAS, #drones, #UAV). The new rules will take effect in late August. These … Continue reading

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Enforceable Aviation Noise Standards Are Needed in the Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2016

Recognizing that aviation noise is a public health issue that can no longer be ignored, the Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2016 (AIRR) contains several provisions that seem to address the problem of aviation noise. Section 614, for … Continue reading

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Privatization of Air Traffic Control System Heats Up in Advance of FAA Reauthorization Bill

House Republicans have promised to unveil their bill to reauthorize the FAA in a coming weeks. A proposal to privatize the air traffic control system of the United States as well as stern words about the failure of the FAA … Continue reading

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Los Angeles City Attorney Files First Criminal Charges Against Drone Operator; Raises Questions of Federal Pre-Emption

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer filed criminal charges against two men for flying drones in the vicinity of a hospital and police heliports. They will be the first to face criminal charges under Los Angeles’ new drone restrictions, and … Continue reading

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Air Traffic Controller Furloughs Again on October 1, 2013? Top Stories for June 28, 2013

Top stories in aviation for Friday, June 28, 2013: Are you ready for round two of sequester related delays?  Round Two air traffic control towers furloughs seemed to be headed our way on October 1, 2013, unless Congress can find … Continue reading

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Aviation and Airport Development Newsletter, November 21, 2012

Taber Law Group, P.C.’s Aviation and Airport Development Newsletter has been published for the week of November 11 – 17, 2012.

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