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The Pre-Flight Brief

Devoted to aviation law, safety and security.

April 28, 2009

DOT More Forgiving Of Untimely Answer Than NTSB

April 20, 2009

Aircraft Kit Manufacturer’s Liability Requires Proof Of Causation

April 17, 2009

Failure To List Aircraft On Operations Specifications Is Not A Violation Unless The Air Carrier Also Operated The Unlisted Aircraft

April 6, 2009

Claim Against United States Arising From Aircraft Accident Must Be Asserted Within Two Years

April 2, 2009

Federal Aviation Act Does Not Preempt Choice Of Law Provision In Maintenance Contract

April 1, 2009

Confusion About Question On Medical Application Does Not Excuse False Answer

March 27, 2009

Revocation Of Airman’s Certificate Does Not Preclude Prosecution For Assault Committed With An Aircraft

March 26, 2009

Aircraft Lien Requires Technical Compliance With Applicable Lien Statute

March 24, 2009

Avoiding An Untimely Appeal To The NTSB

March 23, 2009

FAA Changes Inspection Authorization Renewal From Annual To Biennial

March 13, 2009

International Operations Now Require “English Proficient” Endorsement On Airman Certificate

March 10, 2009

Cape Town Convention Update

March 4, 2009

ALJ Rejects FAA Attempt To Limit Substitution Of Instrument Proficiency Check Under FAR 135.295(c)

March 3, 2009

FAA Updates Aviation Instructor And Pilot Handbooks

March 2, 2009

Confusion About Due Dates Does Not Establish “Good Cause” For An Untimely Filing

February 26, 2009

Is An Airman Required To Disclose An Expunged Conviction On An Application For Medical Certificate?

February 25, 2009

FAA Issues “Known Icing Conditions” Legal Interpretation

February 17, 2009

Three DUI’s/DWI’s In A Lifetime Will Result In Denial Of Medical Application

February 10, 2009

Washington, DC ADIZ Training Now Mandatory

February 10, 2009

DOT Revises First-Half 2009 SIFL Rates

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