“GPS technology can be used to know the position of the aircraft even without radar,” said Mike Slack, an aerospace engineer who worked for NASA before becoming a lawyer. “Particularly in that part of the world where you’re going over vast bodies of water, that’s an issue.” Read full story below. Continue reading
Excerpt: The FAA says it’s illegal to operate a drone for business or commercial purposes, no matter how seemingly benign.
“But that’s not stopping people,” said Ladd Sanger, a Dallas-based aviation lawyer and a managing partner with Slack & Davis. “We’re seeing a lot of people violating the FAA regulation.” Read The Wichita Eagle story below. Continue reading
As we head into the summer months, it is important to keep in mind the effects that heat and group travel can have on vehicle and passenger safety. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation announced this month and summarized below will focus on two of the most prevalent safety hazards – unsafe tires and the rollover potential of 15-passenger vans. Continue reading
Helicopter crash victim’s family settles lawsuit.
Several other cases are pending against the company that operated the aircraft. Continue reading
Attorneys Michael L. Slack and Ladd Sanger with Slack & Davis, a national law firm representing victims of airplane and helicopter crashes, concluded a confidential settlement today against Blue Hawaiian Helicopters on behalf of the family of Stuart Robertson, one of four passengers killed in a helicopter tour accident in November 2011 in Molokai, HI. Continue reading