Ultralight pilot divides FAA, American Indian tribe

02/23/2009 | Arizona Daily Sun (Flagstaff), The

Arizona's Hualapai Indian tribe is seeking to fine the pilot of an ultralight aircraft up to $25,000 for violating tribal airspace at the edge of the Grand Canyon. The pilot, Lionel De Antoni, takes aerial photos from a fan-powered paraglider and posts them on his Web site. Hualapai leaders say De Antoni stole tribal property by flying over their reservation without paying a fee. The FAA, however, says the tribe does not have any special permission to control its airspace and that De Antoni was not violating any federal laws with his flights.

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