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Ireland to pass legislation on laser attacks on pilots
14 July 2014

Ireland to pass legislation on laser attacks on pilots

14 July 2014

In Ireland legislation is due to be passed, containing a measure making it an offence to shine laser beams at aircraft.

FAA steps up enforcement of laser penalties

16 May 2012

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has directed its investigators and staff to pursue stiffer penalties for individuals who purposefully point laser devices at aircraft.

U.S. FAA creates web page for laser incident reporting

28 October 2011

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has created a new website to make it easier for pilots and the public to report laser incidents and obtain information on the subject. Lasers pointed at aircraft are a growing concern. The website, which can be found at http://www.faa.gov/aircraft/safety/report/laserinfo/,collects a wide array of laser information into one location. It includes […]

FAA to impose civil penalties for pointing lasers into cockpits

1 June 2011

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that they will begin to impose civil penalties against people who point a laser into the cockpit of an aircraft. The FAA released a legal interpretation, which finds that directing a laser beam into an aircraft cockpit could interfere with a flight crew performing its duties while operating an […]