• Dave Harmon, PW editor

In victory for watchdog group, court orders USNPS & FAA to produce air tour plans within 2 years

A federal court has ruled that the National Park Service (NPS) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) must regulate air tours at national parks within two years. 

The court said that in the next two years, NPS and and FAA will have to require parks with  commercial sightseeing flights to have management plans or voluntary agreements establishing rules with all of their operators.

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