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Reed Smith
On June 21, 2016, the FAA issued its long-awaited regulations governing "Small Unmanned Aircraft," or drone operation. 
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The final rules do include a number of changes and new provisions that will make commercial sUAS operations easier to conduct, said Dougherty.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
On Tuesday, the FAA issued its long-awaited commercial drone regulations allowing for a wide range of unmanned aircraft operations without further FAA approval.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The final rules come nearly 16 months to the day after publication of the draft sUAS rules on February 23, 2015.
Holland & Knight
Earlier today, the FAA issued its highly-anticipated final rule authorizing the use of small unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for commercial uses.
Holland & Knight
The long-awaited rule, which will be implemented in late August 2016, will require commercial drone operators to pass a knowledge test.
Foley & Lardner
In July NHTSA will announce new federal guidelines regarding the deployment and operation of autonomous vehicles.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly referred to as "drones," have the potential to revolutionize the way companies do business.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In David v. United Airlines, Inc., the plaintiff, an eighty-six-year-old man, brought claims of negligence and breach of contract against United Airlines...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In Ahmed v. Air France-KLM, et al., the plaintiffs were passengers on various KLM flights who asserted claims alleging that KLM employees in Nairobi, Kenya discriminated against them on the basis of their Somali ethnicity...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently granted summary judgment in favor of US Airways after finding that the airline was not liable for a ten-hour delay of a flight from Philadel-phia, Pennsylvania to Chicago, Illinois. In Bernfeld v. US Airways, Inc., the plaintiffs were traveling from Tel Aviv to Chicago, with a stopover in Philadelph-ia.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
A federal district court's recent opinion in Dietz v. AVCO Corporation reminds defendants to comply strictly with applicable statutes when removing actions from state court.
Holland & Knight
The California First District Court of Appeal held that the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 expressly preempted the State's consumer protection lawsuit brought against the airline under California's unfair competition law.
Fox Rothschild LLP
What happens when the limitation of liability clause in a contract between a shipper and a carrier is inconsistent with the bill of lading?
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The general aviation ("GA") industry has been lobbying for years to make it easier and cheaper to certify new airplanes and bring new technologies to market.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
On February 15, 2015, President Obama tasked the National Telecommunications & Information Administration ("NTIA") of the U.S. Department of Commerce with development of "best practices for privacy, accountability, and transparency issues regarding commercial and private UAS use in the National Airspace System."
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
This case arises from the crash of an Era Aviation S-76A++ helicopter in Louisiana, which resulted in the death of all three occupants, allegedly caused by the failure of the tail rotor designed and manufactured by Sikorsky.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Sikkelee v. Precision Airmotive Corp. arises from the crash in 2005 of a single engine, 1976 model Cessna 172N aircraft.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In Ondrejko v. Atlantic Airways, et al., the alleged owner of a single-engine airplane leased to Atlantic Airways claimed that 10 pilots, student pilots and flight instructors had damaged his airplane's engine.
Dentons
When is an aircraft not an aircraft? At first glance, this would seem to be the type of question that Lewis Carrol would ask, as it seems to answer itself.
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In June 2015, EPA proposed an endangerment finding that greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions from certain classes of aircraft engines contribute to climate change and endanger public health and welfare.
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No news is no news. As of this moment, there have been reports that one of the pingers on one of the recorders of EgyptAir 804 has been heard. So far however, no aircraft.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Drones are a uniquely transformative technology in the commercial and private sectors. Indeed, greater operational flexibility, lower capital requirements, ..
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman radically altered the manner in which general personal jurisdiction is analyzed in the United States.
Jones Day
On April 19, 2016, the Third Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in Sikkelee v. Precision Airmotive Corp. et al.
Holland & Knight
Gov. Jerry Brown signed California Senate Bill 269 into law on May 10, 2016, providing some limited relief to small businesses that are sued for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability access laws.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Sikkelee v. Precision Airmotive Corp. arises from the crash in 2005 of a single engine, 1976 model Cessna 172N aircraft.
Dentons
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, oftentimes referred to as the second most powerful court in the country...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In Ondrejko v. Atlantic Airways, et al., the alleged owner of a single-engine airplane leased to Atlantic Airways claimed that 10 pilots, student pilots and flight instructors had damaged his airplane's engine.
Dentons
When is an aircraft not an aircraft? At first glance, this would seem to be the type of question that Lewis Carrol would ask, as it seems to answer itself.
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