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The Pre-Flight Brief

Devoted to aviation law, safety and security.

June 20, 2013

Did You Change Your Address And Forget To Tell The FAA?

May 3, 2013

Deadline Approaches For Part 121 Pilots To Have ATP And 1st Class Medical Certificates

April 12, 2013

NTSB No Longer “Bound By” FAA’s Choice Of Sanction

April 8, 2013

Where Can An IA Perform Inspections?

April 1, 2013

When Aircraft Go Bump On The Ramp

February 26, 2013

FAA Publishes Clarification Regarding Fuel Reimbursement Exemption For Charitable Medical Flights

February 12, 2013

DOT Releases First Half 2013 SIFL Rates

February 11, 2013

Changes To The Aviation Safety Reporting Program Increase Opportunities For Mechanics

February 1, 2013

Is A Safety Pilot Acting As A Second In Command? Not Necessarily.

December 31, 2012

IRS Adjusts 2013 FET Rates For Inflation

November 15, 2012

How Do You Know If You Are A Commercial Air Tour Operator?

October 24, 2012

Are You Insured When You Rent an Aircraft?

October 18, 2012

Does a Sheriff Department’s Air Trauma Transport Qualify for Public Aircraft Status?

October 15, 2012

EAJA Attorney Fee Awards are Hard to Get, Even When the FAA Can’t Get It’s Story Straight

October 5, 2012

The Stale Complaint Defense: Getting the FAA’s Case Dismissed When It Takes Too Long

October 2, 2012

Do You Know What “Congested Area” Means?

August 13, 2012

DOT Releases Second Half 2012 SIFL Rates

August 3, 2012

Failure To Ensure Employee Coverage In Drug And Alcohol Testing Program Results In Civil Penalty For Part 135 Operator

July 26, 2012

Logging Time And Payment Of Expenses When Flying With A Safety Pilot

July 13, 2012

NTSB Filing Deadlines Still Seem To Cause Problems For Some Airmen