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The Pre-Flight Brief

Devoted to aviation law, safety and security.

September 18, 2009

FAA Issues Fact Sheet For Its “Consistency and Standardization Initiative”

September 17, 2009

Pilot Prosecuted For Forging Airworthiness Certificate

September 16, 2009

Cape Town Convention Update

September 16, 2009

FAA Publishes Final Report of the 2008 Amateur-Built Aircraft Aviation Rulemaking Committee

September 10, 2009

Can You Assert A Mechanic’s Lien Against An Aircraft Engine?

September 9, 2009

Illicit Drug, Not Drug “Metabolite”, Must Be In Airman’s System At Time Of Operation To Violate FAR 91.17(a)(3)

September 2, 2009

FAA Engine And Propeller Directorate Announces Two New Advisory Circulars

August 31, 2009

More Changes Proposed For FAR Parts 61, 91 And 141

August 28, 2009

D.C. Circuit Court Of Appeals Allows Air Carrier Employee To Assert Compliance With Voluntary Disclosure Reporting Program As An Affirmative Defense

August 27, 2009

You Can’t Win An EAJA Award When The FAA Dismisses Its Case Before The Hearing

August 21, 2009

FAA Publishes Final Rule Updating FAR Parts 61, 91 And 141

August 20, 2009

NTSB Rejects ASRP Waiver Of Sanction For D.C. ADIZ Incursion

August 19, 2009

Commercial Pilot Receives 160-Day Suspension For Altitude Deviation

August 18, 2009

Appeal To Full NTSB Must Identify Specific Issues

August 17, 2009

DOT Releases Second Half 2009 SIFL Rates

August 12, 2009

New NTSB Member Sworn In

August 10, 2009

NTSB Issues Pilot Fatigue/Sleep Apnea Safety Recommendations

August 7, 2009

Pennsylvania Superior Court Holds That Service Bulletin Is Not A Replacement Part Under General Aviation Revitalization Act

August 5, 2009

Distribution Of ADs Goes Electronic

August 3, 2009

Sharing The Cost Of Flight

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