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Pirker Settles With FAA

It has been reported today that Raphael Pirker, who fought the FAA’s $10,000 fine alleging he flew his styrofoam “drone” in a careless and reckless manner, has settled with the FAA by paying a $1,100 fine. http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/drone-operator-settles-case-faa-1100-fine-28414280
UPDATE: FAA has filed its Notice of Appeal of the case below <– Reuters Link Yesterday, March 6 2014, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) granted respondent Raphael Pirker’s motion to dismiss the FAA’s civil fine against him, stating the FAA policy since 2007 banning commercial use of drones in the U.S.