In March, for the first time in its history, the Fire Department of New York employed a drone to help put out a fire. The drone, equipped with infrared and hi-definition cameras, was used to pinpoint hot spots in a building in the Bronx. Using...

On March 8, the House Subcommittee on Space held a hearing entitled “Regulating Space: Innovation, Liberty, and International Obligations.”  Five witnesses spoke eloquently and reverently about space, while a number of other individuals and organizations submitted written testimony. Less is More The prevailing sentiment was that less...

A hassle free, safe and timely flight is every air traveler’s ultimate expectation.  However, many are the days we fasten our seat belts, switch off the mobile phones and take a deep breath for the take-off which never seems to come. Instead, we endure a...

The expansion of Heathrow Airport in London has been topic of heated debate since 1968.  (See our previous post on this topic by clicking: here).  In fact, in 2010, the British government declared that it was categorically opposed to both the ideas of runway expansion...

éClat Law is delighted to welcome guest blogger Dhananga Pathirana.  Dhananga is an Attorney at Law from Sri Lanka, where her practice focused on international air carrier liability, safety regulations, labour relations and telecommunications. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Air & Space...

Drone operation, for both commercial and recreational purposes, has become quite popular. In Florida, drones have been used to sell homes, take aerial views of our area, produce movies, and record events.  Drone racing might soon become a common sport and there have even been...