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Getting Commercial Drones Off the Ground
Date: 05/13/2015
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: Continuing Legal Education
MCLE Credit: As of 05/12/2017, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.
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This seminar will focus on the current federal regulatory framework for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems ("sUAS") more commonly known as "drones." Speakers will discuss the evolution of the FAA's relationship with model aircraft, the ramifications of the commercial ban, the current ways individuals and businesses can legally operate unmanned aircraft, and predictions for what may change after the Proposed Rules have been finalized.

History of the Federal Aviation Administration and Model Aeronautics
The FAA Modernization Act of 2012 and Section 333
The Small UAS Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Jeffrey J. Antonelli, Antonelli Law Ltd.
Katie D. Fletcher, Law Office of Katie D. Fletcher, Ltd.

Elsie Holzwarth, Esq., Continuing Legal Education Committee Member

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