This resolution not only closes 13 matters but it also forges a compromise within the FAA between its old and its new approaches to this type of case.
The threat of civil penalties – or – joint examination of data and simultaneous search for root causes?
The author got what she requested, but failed to realize the Cleveland’s Interim Director of Port Control Fred Szabo gave a somewhat obtuse hint in his answer.
Does this “trend” constitute a “failure” of the new compliance philosophy?
Cases like this one provide a teachable moment for Airports and all of the FAA staff involved in enforcing the FARs.
Should the FAA throw a red flag and issue a penalty or should it show a white flag symbolic of trying to find a win/win solution?
Simple affixing of small numbers on the side of distant, fast moving drones is, at best, a Band Aid response.
A pilot tosses a turkey out of an airplane, but it may be legal if “reasonable precautions” were taken.