Category: Antonelli Law

Need for New Federal Lobbying Efforts – Important Survey – Antonelli Law Drone – UAS Practice Group

Since the 2017 FAA Reauthorization Act failed to pass in time, there is a new 6 month window to perform what Antonelli Law perceives to be sorely needed new federal advocacy.   Please take just 3 minutes on average to complete this survey. The survey is just 9 questions. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LJVMM7J   Specifically

City of Newton Drone Ordinance Preempted, Chicago Likely Loses; What Remains Unanswered?

City of Newton Drone Ordinance Preempted, Chicago Likely Loses; What Remains Unanswered? Antonelli Law has been anticipating the next seminal case in US drone law, Singer v City of Newton case. But it is important to analyze the City of Newton case for what it is, and for what it is not.

Letter to US DOT Secretary Elaine Chao – Urgent FAA Reauthorization Changes Needed

This is a letter we are sending today to the US Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. The letter urges immediate changes to the imminent passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act in light of last week’s drone ban passed by the Cook County, Illinois. Cook County has banned all take offs and

Educational “Drone Letter” Service Announced by Antonelli Law to Educate Local Governments

Educational “Drone Letter” Service Announced by Antonelli Law to Educate Local Governments Have a bad local drone law? Our “Drone Letter” service is designed to prompt a change to your local government’s ordinance without filing a federal lawsuit. However, we stand ready to challenge ordinances in court. For a flat fee of

Antonelli Law Successfully Defends Part 107 Pilot From Chicago Drone Ordinance Ticket

Antonelli Law Successfully Defends Part 107 Pilot in Chicago Drone Ordinance Case In June, licensed drone pilot Jerrick Hakim flew his DJI Inspire 2 for one solitary flight on Chicago’s lakefront. A slow, cinematic flight, the drone flew above Lake Michigan perhaps several hundred feet from shore. After about 15 minutes, the