Monthly Archives: January 2019
The LR Transportation App is now available! This unique app, for both IOS and Android operating systems, provides a wealth of information relevant to issues you may confront.
We hope you will join us Wednesday, February 20, for the latest in our Aviation Webinar Series. 2019 is shaping up as a critical year for regulatory developments affecting operators of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). In the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, Congress directed the FAA to work faster on setting UAS design standards and opening the airspace to commercial package delivery. Congress also chartered new reports on state and local control of low level airspace and the need for federal privacy laws.
In Washington, D.C., the government is still shut down, and is digging out from a weekend storm that dropped a foot of snow. Neither of these things, however, stopped Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao from unveiling two long-awaited rulemaking efforts that will have a major impact on the future of the unmanned aircraft industry.
The Clock Is Ticking! There’s less than 30 days remaining before The 13th Aviation Law Symposium. What started out as a small, intimate gathering of aviation industry professionals, has turned into a large, intimate gathering of industry professionals. If you haven’t registered yet…get to it!
Thank you for joining us yesterday on our webinar: The New Aircraft Charter Rules: A Deep Dive! We had a great turnout and appreciate your continued support of our Aviation Webinar Series. If you happened to miss this webinar and would like to view/listen to the Presentation you can find it here. The slides from the presentation can be found at this link.
Now in its third week, the impact of the current partial federal government shutdown has been widely felt and reported. In addition to the impacts on federal employees subject to furlough (defined in Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regulations as “the placing of an employee in a temporary status without duties and pay because of lack of work or funds or other nondisciplinary reasons”), contractors, and their respective families, significant attention is also focused on federal employees, such as FAA air traffic controllers and TSA security screeners, who are not furloughed but continue to perform their duties in the absence …
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