• FAA Slaps Drone Pilot with $182,000 in Fines for Myriad of Violations

    19 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Originally reported early in December, a drone pilot was hit with a set of fines from the FAA for over $182,000, penalties that he could have avoided if he heeded prior FAA warnings.
    Drone law specialist Jonathan Rupprecht looked at the details of the case out of curiosity, as the magnitude of the fines is much higher than what is normal for a private citizen. In an interview with DPReview , Rupprecht says that this was the second-largest proposed fine that he was aware of.
    “Drone flyers need to realize that flying a drone is a regulated activity and there are consequences. While a fine...
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