Category: preemption

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

Educational “Drone Letter” Service Announced by Antonelli Law to Educate Local Governments Antonelli Law has been beating the drum for over a year now: We absolutely must get Congress to add clear “federal jurisdiction only” provisions in the 2017 FAA Reauthorization Act. Language that says explicitly only the FAA has jurisdiction over

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

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

Utah’s New Anti-Drone Law is a Bad Idea Whose Implementation Requires Violation of Federal Communications Law

Part Three in a Series on Federal Preemption – Mark Del Bianco, Special Counsel to Antonelli Law Utah’s New Anti-Drone Law is a Bad Idea Whose Implementation Requires Violation of Federal Communications Law This blog post was inspired by a comment on Twitter yesterday that prompted me to read the new Utah