Alan Armstrong is always at the vanguard of the hottest topics in aviation. Here we will share some of his latest insights on hot takes like Aerial Maneuvering and more.
Argument Before the 11th Circuit US Court of Appeals
The case involves the jet ban at Lantana Airport which has been stricken as unlawful by the FAA on three occasions. Arguing a case before an appellate court requires a great deal of preparation.
Delta Requests Department of Justice To Establish a National ‘No Fly List’ For Unruly Passengers
Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Airlines dispatched a letter seeking cooperation from the US Department of Justice in establishing a National No Fly List.
NTSB and FAA drug test error
Can a pilot be sanctioned for refusing a drug test when the technician administering it fails to follow the rules? On Monday, December 13, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia will hear oral arguments in Pham v. National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration.
Palm Beach requests stay on jet ban decision at Lantana Airport
On May 3, 2021, Palm Beach County (“PBC”) submitted a letter to the FAA Director of Airports requesting a stay of the FAA’s Final Agency Decision (“FAD”) requiring PBC to permit jets to operate at the Lantana Airport (KLNA). Three days after the FAA Final Agency Decision, PBC filed a Petition for Review with the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.