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The Pre-Flight Brief

Devoted to aviation law, safety and security.

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

July 12, 2012

Flying Into Canada With A DWI Now Easier For Some Airmen

June 27, 2012

Does Each Occupant Over The Age Of Two Have To Have His Or Her Own Seat-Belt?

June 22, 2012

May An Inspector Return An Aircraft To Service As Airworthy If The Aircraft’s Registration Has Expired?

June 21, 2012

What Paperwork Is Required For A Private Pilot Practical Exam?

June 19, 2012

FAA Defines “In Furtherance Of Business” Restriction On Operations By A Sport Pilot

May 25, 2012

Allegedly Falsified Medical Appplication Must Be Introduced Into Evidence To Prove Charge Of Falsification

May 24, 2012

Living History Flights Up For Review

May 23, 2012

ALJ’s Dismissal With Prejudice After FAA Voluntary Dismissal Satisfies EAJA “Prevailing Party” Requirement

April 26, 2012

August-Issued Aircraft Certificate Re-Registration Deadline Approaches

April 18, 2012

May A Pilot With Less Than 250 Hours PIC Logged Flight Time Apply For An ATP?

April 13, 2012

FAA Amends Certain Airport Improvement Program Grant Assurances

April 11, 2012

What Do You Do If You Receive A Letter Of Investigation From The FAA?

April 5, 2012

Have Questions About The FAA’s New Flightcrew Member Duty & Rest Rules? Ask the FAA!

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