FAA Will Appeal Loss In Drone Regulation Case

Law360, New York (March 7, 2014, 7:54 PM EST) -- The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that it would appeal a National Transportation Safety Board judge's decision to the entire NTSB in its first case attempting to assert authority over low-flying unmanned aircraft, citing concern that the decision will harm safety of people and property on the ground.

NTSB Administrative Law Judge Patrick G. Geraghty dismissed the FAA's attempt to impose a $10,000 fine on a model aircraft operator for alleged violation of FAA regulations, finding that the model aircraft did not fit FAA regulations' definition...
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