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The Pre-Flight Brief

Devoted to aviation law, safety and security.

October 17, 2008

FAA Must Submit Evidence To Support Sanction

October 3, 2008

“Diagnosis” Of Psychosis Under The DSM-IV Not Required To Support Denial Of Application For Medical Certificate

September 28, 2008

Denial Of An Airman Medical Certificate

September 8, 2008

Airman Receives 16 Month Jail Sentence For Making False Statements on his Application for FAA Airmen Medical Certificate

September 4, 2008

Are You Current/Legal To Carry Passengers?

August 28, 2008

“Congested Areas” Under FAR § 91.119

July 24, 2008

FAA Issues Final Rule Extending Duration Of Certain Medical Certificates

July 23, 2008

Florida Mechanic Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Maintenance Records

July 23, 2008

Three Additional Countries Accede To The Cape Town Convention

July 17, 2008

10th Circuit Court Of Appeals Rejects Ineffective Assistance Of Counsel Argument In Appeal Of NTSB Decision

July 17, 2008

Untimely Appeal Briefs Continue To Result In Dismissal Of Airmen’s Appeals

June 10, 2008

DOT Inspector General Finds FAA Air Traffic Controller Training Program Needs Improvement

June 4, 2008

Airmen Arguing Evidentiary Errors On Appeal To NTSB Must Show Prejudice

May 20, 2008

NTSB Accepts Untimely Responsive Pleading In the Absence Of Prejudice

May 19, 2008

6th Circuit Court Of Appeals Affirms FAA’s Decision To Allow Airport Operator To Charge Maintenance Fee To Resident Users But Not Transient Users

May 15, 2008

California Court Of Appeals Affirms Dismissal Of Case Against Air Tour Operator Based Upon Release Agreement

May 15, 2008

Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Upholds Assertion Of GARA By U.S. Aircraft Manufacturer In U.S. Court Against Claims From Crash Outside The U.S.

May 14, 2008

International Flight With The “Pink Copy” Of The Aircraft Registration Application?

April 29, 2008

Airman Receives 30-Day Suspension For ADIZ Incursion Even Though He Was Not PIC On Flight

April 10, 2008

Bipolar Diagnosis Is Fatal To Airman’s Application For Medical Certificate

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