Pilots’ Bill of Rights Passes Senate

Pilots’ Bill of Rights Passes Senate

PILOTS’ BILL OF RIGHTS PASSES SENATE BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT A Big Step The Pilots’ Bill of Rights sponsored by Senator James Inhofe (S. 1335) passed the Senate by unanimous resolution on Friday, June 29, 2012. The legislation sponsored by Senator Inhofe is a giant step...
When Is an Aircraft Airworthy?

When Is an Aircraft Airworthy?

The purpose of this article is to educate lawyers, pilots, mechanics and aircraft owners/operators with respect to when a United States – registered aircraft is “airworthy.” As we explore this subject, we will consider the statutory and regulatory underpinnings...
D.C. Court of Appeals reverses the NTSB

D.C. Court of Appeals reverses the NTSB

This issue of Flightwatch will discuss the confusion that abounds at the NTSB about the elements required to be satisfied if the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) is to prevail in a claim against an airman alleging the airman made an intentionally false...