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The Federal Aviation Administration Appeals Most Recent Drone Ruling, by Charles D. Tobin, Holland & Knight LLP


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has appealed this month’s ruling by an administrative law judge striking down a fine against a paid photographer who had strapped cameras to a model airplane and photographed the University of Virginia.

The case, now pending before the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB), could alter the flight path of the current development of regulations and laws that will affect newsrooms’ abilities to use drones to gather news. . . .