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The Pre-Flight Brief

Devoted to aviation law, safety and security.

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

February 18, 2008

DOT Releases SIFL Rates For First Half Of 2008

February 6, 2008

FAA’s Alleged Failure To Schedule Flight Checks Does Not Excuse Subsequent Operation Of Aircraft

February 4, 2008

NTSB Rejects Airman’s Statute Of Limitations Defense In 5-Year Old Case

January 31, 2008

When Is An Airman’s Criminal Plea Deal Not Such A Good Deal?

January 29, 2008

Aircraft Mechanic’s Liens

January 24, 2008

NTSB Is Not Required To Hold A Hearing When No Issues Of Material Fact Are In Dispute

January 23, 2008

NTSB Chastises FAA In Mechanic’s Untimely Appeal Of Order Of Suspension

January 22, 2008

TSA Approval Required For Foreign Students Seeking Aircraft Simulator Training

January 19, 2008

Isle of Man Establishes Aircraft Registry

January 14, 2008

9th Circuit Court Of Appeals Affirms Federal Pre-Emption Of Deep-Vein Thrombosis Failure To Warn Claims

January 7, 2008

Be Careful Drafting LLC Statements In Support Of Aircraft Registration

December 31, 2007

Airplanes Can Make People Act “Crazy”

December 19, 2007

DOT Issues Air Charter Notice In Anticipation Of Bowl Games

December 18, 2007

Operation Safe Pilot Obtains Another Conviction

December 15, 2007

DOT OIG Announces Audit Of Users Of ATC System

December 14, 2007

Airline Pilot Mandatory Retirement Age Raised To 65

December 13, 2007

4th Circuit Court Of Appeals Reverses District Court Ruling That Maintenance Manual Was

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