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The Pre-Flight Brief

Devoted to aviation law, safety and security.

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

April 9, 2008

Employee’s Termination After Being Directed To Report For Random Drug Test Does Not Excuse Subsequent Failure To Appear For Test

April 4, 2008

“Collision Hazard” Is Distinguishable From “Near Midair Collision”

April 3, 2008

NTSB Wants To Include Unmanned Aircraft In Accident/Incident Reporting Requirements

April 3, 2008

FAA Still Pursuing 75 Out Of 2,000 Mechanics Issued Certificates By St. George Aviation

March 21, 2008

NTSB Upholds FAA’s Broad Prosecutorial Discretion

March 21, 2008

NTSB Affirms Rejection Of ATP’s Claim That He Was Not PIC During ADIZ Incursions

March 20, 2008

DOT “Clarifies” Airline Deregulation Act’s Pre-Emptive Effect On States’ Passenger Rights Legislation

March 13, 2008

Medical Application Falsification Can Result In Criminal Prosecution

March 3, 2008

FAA Proposes Changes To Aircraft Registration

February 28, 2008

FAA Publishes Final Rule Changing Airman Certification And Aircraft Registration Requirements

February 27, 2008

Cathay Pacific Airways’ Chief Pilot Terminated For B-777 Fly-By

February 26, 2008

“Girls Gone Wild” Fly-Bys Result In 150-Day Suspension Of ATP Certificate

February 19, 2008

Airman Receives 230-Day Suspension For Operating Helicopter After A Wire Strike

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