Category: pilot license

Stop Google from “Pulling up the Ladder Behind Them” by Repealing Section 336

From the AMA on August 15 2018: “The AMA Government Affairs team has been working persistently with lawmakers this year to ensure our hobby is protected in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization legislation. The Senate’s August recess gave our team a few days to adjust our strategy towards preserving Section 336 and

Protect Section 336 of the FAA Act – Model Aircraft is the “Feeder School” of STEM and Aviation

The American Hobby That Leads to STEM and Aviation Careers, Model Airplanes, Is Under Attack. Protect Section 336 of the FAA Reauthorization Act Many people today who are in STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, Math) and aviation careers started out as recreational or hobby flyers of model aircraft. Many of these same professionals

Join Me at EAA Oshkosh – Discuss FAA Part 107 & Drones (UAS)

I am very pleased to be speaking at this year’s Oshkosh Airventure 2016 on Tuesday July 26th on FAA Drone Policy Part 107 – the new commercial drone regulations for Part 61 and non Part 61 pilots. While the schedule is changing I am expected to participate in several other related panels

How to Become a Part 107 Pilot – Practical Advice

The FAA is getting better dealing with commercial drones. The new Part 107 commercial regulations for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), also known as drones, creates a new pilot certificate that does away with the traditional flight school requirement. Part 107 becomes effective on August 29, 2016. You no longer need to

How to Evaluate a Drone Law Attorney in 5 Easy Steps *

How to Evaluate a Drone Law Attorney in 5 Easy Steps* By Jeffrey Antonelli, Antonelli Law I was recently given some free advice from someone who works with a legacy international company that is a household word. He is also a serial entrepreneur and he gave me some unsolicited, helpful advice. He