Tag Archives: Aviation Law

Tromblay Tool LLC – An Aviation-Focused Machine Shop In The New Golden Age of Small-Quantity Parts Production

by Ed Leineweber Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Over the last couple of years, I’ve been working on modifications to an existing kit aircraft design and prototyping the changes on a built aircraft. This activity has … Continue reading

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Beyond “Performance As A Pilot”: What Is The Scope of A PRIA Request?

by Greg Reigel, AAL Copyright 2018. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 I am frequently asked by pilots whether an employer’s disclosure of certain documents is properly within the scope of a request for documents under … Continue reading

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Certificates of Insurance In Aircraft Leasing: Are You Covered?

by Greg Reigel, AAL Copyright 2018. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue In aircraft lease agreements, insurance coverage for the aircraft lessee’s operation of the aircraft is typically handled in one of two ways: (1) … Continue reading

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Whose Letter of Authorization Is It Anyway?

by Greg Reigel Attorney-At-Law “Copyright 2017. All Rights Reserved” Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 Ascenario I see more regularly than I would like involves an aircraft management company that manages a turbojet aircraft and provides pilot services to … Continue reading

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The Difference Between “Overhaul” & “Inspection?”

by Gregory J. Reigel Attorney At Law © June, 2017 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue If you own or operate an aircraft that is operated under 14 C.F.R. Part 91, you know that your … Continue reading

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What Are You Allowed To Do Inside Your Aircraft Hangar At An AIP Airport?

by Gregory J. Reigel © Copyright August 2016. All rights reserved. What can you do inside of your aircraft hangar? The lawyerly answer is “it depends.” More specifically, it may depend in large part upon whether your hangar is on … Continue reading

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Laws Governing Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Are They Clear & Consistent?

by Russell A. Klingaman Attorney At Law Local law enforcement agencies are starting to buy and use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones. For instance, The Orland Park Police Department in Orland Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, … Continue reading

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Aircraft Insurance Coverage: Will You Have It When You Need It?

by Gregory J. Reigel © February, 2016 All rights reserved. Most aircraft owners have aircraft insurance, covering hull and liability. In some instances, state law requires the purchase of insurance. In most other cases, aircraft owners purchase the insurance to … Continue reading

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May A Pilot Continue To Act As Pilot In Command (PIC) Despite A Lapse In § 61.58 Currency?

by Gregory J. Reigel Attorney At Law © 2015 All rights reserved. If you fly an aircraft that is type certificated for more than one required pilot flight crewmember or is turbojet-powered, you know that 14 C.F.R. § 61.58(a) requires … Continue reading

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Settling With The FAA In Legal Enforcement Actions

by Gregory J. Reigel – Attorney At Law © 2015 All rights reserved. In past articles, I have discussed FAA legal enforcement actions in which the FAA has suspended or revoked a mechanic’s certificate or the certificate of an air … Continue reading

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