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Drones Figure Prominently in New FAA Reauthorization Bill

The newly announced H.R. 4441, the “Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthroization Act of 2016” (#AIRR) contained a lengthy section relating to “unmanned aircraft systems,” or drones, as most people know them.  Most of the legislation concerned codifying existing law.  That … Continue reading


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Debate on Privatizing Air traffic Control Rachets Up After DOT Inspector General Issues Report.

One of the U.S House leadership’s goals for the upcoming Federal Aviation Administration re-authorization is to privatize the nation’s Air Traffic Control system.  http://bit.ly/1QroLOx Although this idea has been kicked around before (see Has The Time Come to Privatize Air Traffic Control?), … Continue reading

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Aviation and Airport Development Newsletter, August 2, 2010, vol. 2, no. 8

Vol. 2, No. 8, August 2, 2010 The following is a summary review of articles from all over the nation concerning aviation and airport development law news during the past week.  These were all first posted, in abbreviated form, on … Continue reading

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User Fees Issues Probably Will Force Short-Term Extension of FAA’s Authorization Instead of Full Reauthorization

Update 3/30/2009: President Obama has signed HR 1512 the “Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2009,” which extends through September 30, 2009, FAA authority to: collect taxes that fund the Airport and Airway Trust Fund; make expenditures from the Airport … Continue reading

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