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The First Drone Lawsuit Settled For Pennies

The First Drone Lawsuit Settled For Pennies

Back in 2011, a man called Raphael Pirker ‘recklessly’ flew his 2.2kg foam aeroplane around the University of Virginia without hurting anyone, an act the FAA thought worthy of a $US10,000 fine. A few years of wasted court time later, and both parties have agreed to settle for $US1100.