Tag Archives: Greg Reigel
Arguments That Won’t Win A Drug Testing Refusal Case
by Gregory J. Reigel, Esq © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue If you are a safety sensitive employee (pilots, mechanics, flight attendants, dispatchers, etc.) working for Part 121 and 135 carriers, … Continue reading
ADS-B Compliance: The Potential Consequences of Violating Rule Airspace
by Greg Reigel, Esq. Copyright 2020. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue As most aircraft operators know, or should know, aircraft must now be equipped with ADS-B Out in order to fly in most airspace … Continue reading
What Happens To Your Medical Certificate Application After The Examination?
by Greg Reigel, Esq. Copyright 2020. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue If you have ever applied for an FAA medical certificate, you know the first step is to complete your application online at MedExpress. … Continue reading
Illegal Charter Doesn’t Just Happen In Business Jets
by Greg Reigel, Esq. Copyright 2019. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue As you may know, the FAA has recently increased its investigations into illegal charter activities and is vigorously pursuing enforcement against operators … Continue reading
Arguing Aggravating and Mitigating Circumstances In Civil Penalty Cases
by Greg Reigel, Esq. Copyright 2019. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 issue When the FAA assesses a civil penalty for regulatory violations, it is required to take into account both aggravating and mitigating circumstances when … Continue reading
When Is An Aircraft “Destroyed” Versus “Repairable”?
by Greg Reigel, Esq. Copyright 2019. All Rights Reserved Unfortunately, these terms are not defined anywhere in the regulations. But, as you might expect, the FAA has a policy/opinion about what these terms mean. In fact, the FAA has issued … Continue reading
Understanding & Complying With Aircraft Truth In Leasing Requirements
by Greg Reigel, AAL Copyright 2019. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue If you lease an aircraft that is a “large civil aircraft,” as defined in 14 C.F.R. § 1.1 (12,500 pounds, maximum certificated takeoff … Continue reading