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This Election Season, Make Every Flight Count

The 2016 election season has arrived, and with it, private aircraft owners have a unique opportunity to contribute more than a completed ballot, and accept more than a campaign promise.  FARs Part 91 generally prohibits an aircraft operator from charging for flights; however, section 91.321 provides an exception for operators

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How To Legally Operate UAS

The FAA just raised the unmanned aircraft blanket ceiling authorization from 200 to 400 feet. Until the FAA issues a final rule for unmanned aircraft systems operations (UAS), an unmanned aircraft can only be operated commercially by obtaining a Section 333 exemption. We’ll help you navigate this exciting new area

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Best Practices: Managing An Aircraft Management Company

Best Practices: Managing an Aircraft Management Company 5 Scenarios that could cost you money, and impact safety  Let’s start with two questions to ask yourself: How qualified is this aircraft management company to adapt to the changing needs of my business and the marketplace? Am I paying fair prices and

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FAA Puts the Brakes on “Rolling Rest”

The FAA has once again issued a Legal Interpretation explaining that an “on call” pilot can’t count as rest all of the time that a call never came. The FAA has been restating this principle periodically for years, and each time, many in the Part 135 on-demand charter world angrily

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Sharing Aircraft Under FAR Part 91

For U.S. Operators, charging someone for a ride in the company jet is a subject thick with claims and counterclaims, ignorance and outright bad behavior.  The arguments are old, but some of the consequences are new.  Today, the IRS may be more likely than the FAA to punish practitioners of

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Return of the Ramp Check

The FAA determined that increasing ramp checks will improve aviation safety, especially for Part 91 pilots. Keep ARROW on board but understand that the required list of items has evolved. Click here to download full article.

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Aircraft Repair Station Security

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for repair station security was issued by the TSA in November 2009. The proposed rules would require repair stations to adopt and carry out a “standard” security program. Click here to download full article.

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