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The Pre-Flight Brief

Devoted to aviation law, safety and security.

December 5, 2011

FAA Maintains Percentage Rates For Random Drug And Alcohol Testing Of Safety-Sensitive Employees

November 16, 2011

Must An Aircraft Provided By A Student For Instruction Have A 100-Hour Inspection?

November 3, 2011

NTSB Stands By ALJ Reduction Of Sanction Against A Mechanic Despite FAA Request For Reconsideration

October 27, 2011

What Happens When You Check “Yes” To Question 18(v) On An FAA Medical Application?

October 19, 2011

FAA Proposes Amendment To Part 43 To Allow Pilots To Update Nav-System Databases

October 12, 2011

FAA Extends Compliance Date For Turbojet Pilots To Complete PIC Proficiency Check

October 7, 2011

Can A Private Pilot Advertise On Facebook For Expense-Sharing Passengers?

October 5, 2011

Duct Tape Over Helicopter’s Fuel Filler Port Results In Civil Penalty For Air Tour Operator

October 4, 2011

Pilot’s Certificate Is Suspended Pending Successful Completion Of A “709 Ride”

October 3, 2011

Presidential Memorandum Authorizes DOT To Continue To Make Insurance Available To U.S. Flag Commerial Carriers

September 26, 2011

Purchasing Experimental Aircraft: Trust, But Verify

September 9, 2011

DOT Releases Corrected SIFL Rates

September 7, 2011

When Is A Privately Owned Aircraft Operated By The Military A “Public Aircraft”?

August 31, 2011

FAA Amends Pilot, Flight Instructor, And Pilot School Certification Regulations

August 30, 2011

FAA Issues Inconclusive Operational Control Legal Interpretation

August 26, 2011

FAA Advises Air Carriers And Other Pilot Employers To Save Pilot Records

August 25, 2011

NTSB Rejects ASRP Defense Where Airman’s Conduct Was Not Inadvertent

August 25, 2011

DOT Releases Second Half 2011 SIFL Rates

August 18, 2011

Common Carriage Versus Private Carriage

August 15, 2011

Answers To Aircraft Dry Lease Questions

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