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 reply that this policy cannot function in the real world. A pilot hasn’t flown or worked in any way for a week—why can’t he fly on two hours’ notice? Click here to download full article.