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Dentons
Last month, we wrote about a new case that was going to require a federal court to determine whether or not an unmanned aircraft is an "aircraft." The judge issued his opinion this week, and his decision is not a surprise to those of us who practice aviation law.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Seeking to reinvent the delivery process for humanitarian, online retail, and food delivery industries, a Nevada company successfully executed—a few months before the release of Part 107—the first fully autonomous drone delivery in an urban setting.
Holland & Knight
Last week, Congress passed bipartisan legislation to extend the authority of the FAA through September 30, 2017, and 13 sections in the bill are dedicated to unmanned aircraft systems.
Cooley LLP
In a historic step for the aviation industry, the FAA on June 21 adopted codified standards, the first for small unmanned aerial systems ("sUAS").
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The next car you buy may not need you in the driver's seat. While the self-driving car may be rolling up to your driveway soon, there are still many issues related to legal risks that do not seem to be on auto pilot.
Foley & Lardner
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is handling a full load of safety recalls and investigations these days, including the investigation of a fatal crash involving Tesla's Autopilot system.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The Federal Aviation Administration has released the final rules under Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations governing the Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems for commercial purposes.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
On June 21, 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones.
Clyde & Co
When a foreign corporation wishes to "do business" in a US state, it is required to register in that state (by obtaining a "certificate of authority") and appoint an in-state agent to accept service of process.
Clyde & Co
Defendants Malaysia Airlines Berhad and Malaysian Airline System Berhad moved under 28 U.S.C. § 1407 to centralize pretrial proceedings in the pending multidistrict litigation in the Northern District of Illinois.
Clyde & Co
Plaintiffs, an individual and entities involved in hunting, conservation and tourism, brought an action Delta Air Lines, Inc. ("Delta") arising from the airline's decision to stop transporting trophies...
Clyde & Co
Plaintiffs, customers of Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. ("LOT"), brought actions against the airline for delay under Article 19 of the Montreal Convention and for breach of contract...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Since 2008, tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMSs) have been mandatory in passenger cars, which include SUVs.
Foley & Lardner
Then National Association of City Transportation Officials ("NACTO") released its policy recommendations for automated vehicles on June 23, 2016.
Clyde & Co
In November 2009, Brian Wallaesa, a passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight from Baltimore to Las Vegas, struck up a pre-boarding conversation with a female passenger and then took a seat next to her once on the plane.
Clyde & Co
Commercial Operators of Small Drones Must Operate Within Visual-Line-of-Sight, During Daylight Hours, at a Maximum Ground Speed of 100 mph and Height of 400 Feet Unless They Obtain Waiver.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Petrobras America and its Underwriters sued Vicinay Cadenas, S.A., the manufacturer of an underwater tether chain that broke after being installed.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Larry Naquin was using an EBI land-based crane to relocate a test block when the pedestal of the crane snapped, causing the crane to topple over.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On appeal, the Third Circuit affirmed the Jones Act claim, the award of $300,000 in punitive damages, and agreed Stermer was entitled to attorney's fees for arbitrary and capricious failure to pay maintenance and cure.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On June 21, 2016, the FAA released what is known as Part 107, which are the FAA's rules regulating the commercial operation of drones weighing less than 55 pounds.
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Shearman & Sterling LLP
The intersection of privacy, technology and national security continued to be at the forefront on Capitol Hill last week as legislators voted on certain privacy legislation ahead of their coming summer recess.
Jones Day
On June 21, 2016, the FAA released Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations that, for the first time, provide standards for general operation and certification of drones or small unmanned aircraft systems.
Ford & Harrison LLP
On June 9, 2016, the FAA announced specific actions that it will take, in conjunction with airlines and pilots' unions, concerning pilots' mental health in response to the Malaysia Flight 370 and Germanwings Flight 9525 tragedies.
Holland & Knight
A "direct-review statute" vests in the court of appeals the exclusive jurisdiction to review orders of certain agencies in certain circumstances.
Cooley LLP
In a historic step for the aviation industry, the FAA on June 21 adopted codified standards, the first for small unmanned aerial systems ("sUAS").
Fox Rothschild LLP
On June 21, 2016, the FAA released what is known as Part 107, which are the FAA's rules regulating the commercial operation of drones weighing less than 55 pounds.
Dentons
The day the UAS industry has been waiting for is finally here. The FAA has just announced the release of 14 CFR Part 107, which sets out the operating rules for all small unmanned aircraft.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Lawmakers across the country have been battling over whether driverless cars are (or can be) safe and reliable.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Petrobras America and its Underwriters sued Vicinay Cadenas, S.A., the manufacturer of an underwater tether chain that broke after being installed.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") has released an "auto loan shopping sheet" and other online resources as part of its "Know Before You Owe" initiative...
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