Category: local drone laws

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

Drone Regulations in 2017 – Will Growth of the U.S. Commercial Drone Industry be Collateral Damage of the Trump Surprise?

Part Four in a Series on Federal Preemption – Mark Del Bianco, Special Counsel to Antonelli Law Prognosticators and pundits in Washington and far outside the Beltway are trying to read the (admittedly very skimpy) tea leaves and figure out what the unanticipated Trump victory means for [fill in the industry, country