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Why Shooting a Drone is NOT a Federal Crime Under 18 USC 32

Click Here To Watch Video In this recent interview on AV News, I explain that contrary to FAA statements and popular belief, it is not a federal crime to shoot down a drone under 18 USC 32. See arstechnica article on the Tennessee drone shooting. I corresponded with the author of that arstechnica article to … Continue reading Why Shooting a Drone is NOT a Federal Crime Under 18 USC 32

Thanks AV News – Guns & Drones

Click Here To Watch Video Thanks AV News for a great interview on this important topic of guns & drones. Just because it’s not a federal crime doesn’t make it right. Don’t shoot drones in anger. Be a good neighbor. Drone responsibly. Check out this interview: AV News: Inspire 2 Shot Down

Congrats Alex White Plume!

Congrats to my long time client and elder bro Alex White Plume! After 15 years of effort, we got the playing field leveled on the issue of industrial hemp at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Next steps include implementing a Farm Bill compliant hemp program at Pine Ridge. Stay tuned…. More news about this: Oglala Hemp … Continue reading Congrats Alex White Plume!

Thanks AirVuz

I was on AirVuz this week talking about the FAA regulation for drone registration. Check out this video and learn more about drone lawyers and what they can do for you. Here is the link: http://airvuz.com/play?id=56d63c953334b032d132c863.

Thanks Cam & Co. at NRA News

Was on NRA News Cam & Co. yesterday – here’s the link – my bit starts at about 1:22 and goes for 20 min – https://www.nranews.com/series/cam-and-company/video/cam-and-company-season-11-episode-247/episode/cam-and-company-season-11-episode-247

Ban vs. Regulate

Personally, I am not a fan of government imposed bans as a matter of principle. I don’t think they work and they are offensive to my libertarian views. I discuss the issues raised by bans vs. regulation in an article I wrote for DroneLawyer.com which can be found at: http://www.dronelawyer.com/to-ban-or-not-to-ban/. Personally, I prefer to see … Continue reading Ban vs. Regulate

Drone Law

On December 5, 2014, I had the good fortune to appear on an internet TV show called This Week in Law, hosted by Denise Howell.  It was a very interesting show with two other Drone/UAS/UAV experts:  Terry Miller of Transport Risk, Inc. (UAS Insurance), an expert on aviation insurance in general and UAS insurance in … Continue reading Drone Law

BORDC Model Drone Legislation (2013)

David Frankel drafted the ‘Regulated Use of Drones’ Part of the BORDC Model Drone Legislation, which can be found at: BORDC Model Drone Legislation. The BORDC supported a drone ban as well as the regulated use of drones that I advocated for on behalf of a grassroots group I founded called “Aligning for Responsible Droning.”  … Continue reading BORDC Model Drone Legislation (2013)

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Why Shooting a Drone is NOT a Federal Crime Under 18 USC 32

May 13, 2017

Click Here To Watch Video In this recent interview on AV News, I explain that contrary to FAA statements and popular belief, it is not a federal crime to shoot down a drone under 18 USC 32. See arstec ...

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