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Contract Pilots

Taking the Long View on Short Term Solutions With more business aircraft pilots joining the scheduled carriers, the importance and appeal of temporary contract pilots is gaining attention. What are the operational, insurance and legal considerations for these pilots and the companies that need them? Operational The operational issues are


Control of Contract Pilots

Part 91 operators have responsibility and civil liability for the actions of independent contract pilots.  According to the FAA, pilots, and perhaps even management companies, must make sure Part 91 operators not only acknowledge operational control, but understand its implications as well. Click here to download full article.