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May 5, 2022

Now Less Private: Business Aircraft Operations’ Pilot Records

Business aircraft operators’ private flight operations under 14 C.F.R. part 91 (Part 91) are now a little less private. Under newly promulgated 14 C.F.R. part 111 (Part 111), certain Part 91 business aircraft operators must now comply with a number of requirements under the Pilot Records Improvement Act (PRIA), as amended, and the electronic Pilot Records Database (PRD) regulations.
May 5, 2022

Improper Aircraft “Dry” Leasing and Other Illegal Charter

One of the most confusing issues facing business and general aviation aircraft operators is the question of whether they can operate their aircraft solely under the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) general, or noncommercial, operating rules, or whether they must also obtain certification as a commercial operator and operate their aircraft under the applicable commercial rules.
April 28, 2022

Aircraft Hangar Lease: What Can A Tenant Expect?

April 9, 2021

Will The FAA Accept My Application For Registration?

February 5, 2021

Operational Control And Aircraft Leasing: What’s The Big Deal?

August 4, 2020

Part 91 Dry Leasing – David Norton

Attorney and Partner at Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, David Norton gave a presentation on Part 91 Dry Leasing.
July 21, 2020

Safe Air Charter: Hiring and Operating Ride-Share and Air Taxi

Pilots and passengers need to know how to safely operate and hire air taxi and ride-sharing services.
July 20, 2020

The How and Where of Discrepancy Maintenance Entries after an Annual Inspection

July 16, 2020

Illegal Charter – Under The Radar

With illegal chartering on the rise, the industry is attempting to raise awareness of the risks pilots, operators and aircraft owners face when they ignore regulations
June 25, 2020

Thinking About Swapping Data Plates Between Two Aircraft? Don’t Do It.

June 23, 2020

Insights From An FAA Illegal Charter Investigation

April 22, 2020

FAA’s Illegal Charter Questionnaire: Helping The FAA Determine Operational Control

April 1, 2020

The FAA Is Investigating Me: Now What?

March 17, 2020

Will The Coronavirus Be A Force Majeure Event Excusing Performance Under An Aircraft Purchase Agreement?

March 10, 2020

Talmage Boston Advises Sports Teams on the Legal Concerns Arising From Coronavirus

Defying Coronavirus Guidance on Gatherings Raises Legal Concerns for Teams By Alex Silverman |  March 10, 2020 at 3:46 pm ET Sports properties that continue to host […]
February 11, 2020

Pilot Veterans Collecting VA Disability Benefits Beware

February 3, 2020

ADS-B Compliance: The Potential Consequences Of Violating Rule Airspace

January 31, 2020
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Southwest Responds to Gov’t Report Outlining Safety Concerns

NBC 5  |  January 31, 2020 at 01:21 AM — Shackelford attorney David Norton interviews with NBC 5 on the recent Southwest / FAA report regarding […]
December 6, 2019

A Practitioner’s Guide to the Perfection, Priority, and Enforcement of an Aircraft Mechanic’s Lien

November 1, 2019

What Happens To Your Medical Certificate Application After The Examination?

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