Archives: Aviation Law

When May A Private Pilot Receive Compensation For Operating An Aircraft “Incidental To Employment?”

by Greg Reigel © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue I am frequently asked by private pilots whether they can be reimbursed for their use of either an owned or rented … Continue reading

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Should You Use An LLC To Own Your Aircraft?

by Gregory J. Reigel © Copyright October 2022. All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue I’m often asked by aircraft purchasers whether they should use a limited liability company (“LLC”) to hold title to the … Continue reading

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PRIA, PRD and the Part 91 Business Aircraft Operator

by Gregory J. Reigel, Esq. © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Business aircraft operators’ private flight operations under 14 C.F.R. Part 91 (Part 91) are now a little less private. Under … Continue reading

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Aircraft Hangar Lease: What Can A Tenant Expect?

by Gregory J. Reigel, Esq. © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue If you own an airplane, you probably keep it in a hangar. You may own the hangar and lease the … Continue reading

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The Address Airmen Give To The FAA Matters: Make Sure It Is Correct

by Gregory J. Reigel, Esq. © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. The FAA wants to be able to track you down. Why? Aside from the obvious compliance and enforcement reasons, the … Continue reading

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My Policy Says What?!: Understanding An Aircraft Insurance Policy

by Gregory J. Reigel, Esq. © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue Many states require that owners and/or operators of aircraft have insurance covering their aircraft and operations. At a minimum, states … Continue reading

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Drafting An Aircraft Mechanic Lien Statement

by Gregory J. Reigel, Esq. © Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue If you perform work, provide services, or furnish materials to an aircraft, you likely have the right to … Continue reading

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Tips For Responding To FAA’s Office of Aerospace Medicine

by Gregory J. Reigel © 2021 October. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 issue As you may know, the process for obtaining a Special Issuance Medical Certificate, or renewal of a special issuance, can be … Continue reading

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Does The “As-Is” Language In An Aircraft Purchase Agreement Make A Difference?

by Gregory J. Reigel ©  2021 August. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue It isn’t uncommon in aircraft purchase agreements to see language stating the parties are agreeing that the aircraft is being purchased … Continue reading

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Operational Control And Aircraft Leasing: What’s The Big Deal?

by Gregory J. Reigel ©  2021 June. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue From the FAA’s perspective, operational control in aircraft leasing transactions is not just a “big deal,” it is “the” deal. What … Continue reading

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