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Eric Smith Provides Training Session on UAS Issues

Florida Airports Council's Education and Training Summit

On May 23, 2019, Eric Smith presented on UAS issues affecting airports at the Florida Airports Council's Education and Training Summit in Orlando, Florida. The session—Protecting Airspace Around Your Airport from Drone Incursions – Legal & Practical Considerations—discussed the federal regulatory framework, recent changes made to that framework in the latest FAA reauthorization legislation, and how state and local laws may interface with that framework, as well as the potential roles of airports and local law enforcement personnel in ensuring the safety of manned flight around airports.