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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

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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

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Tips For Renting Your Aircraft

by Greg Reigel Copyright 2019. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue If you own an aircraft and are not utilizing it as much as you would like, or if you would like to try and … Continue reading

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Operation Safe Pilot All Over Again, But This Time FAA Cross-Checks Pilots With The VA Disability Database

by Greg Reigel, AAL Copyright 2018. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue As some of you may know, the Department of Justice (DOJ) recently issued a press release announcing that it had indicted four … Continue reading

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The Importance of An Aircraft Pre-Purchase Inspection

by Greg Reigel, AAL Copyright 2018. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 In most aircraft transactions, the buyer should have a pre-purchase inspection performed on the aircraft. Why? To make sure the buyer knows what the … Continue reading

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Pencil Whipping Has No Business In Aviation

by Greg Reigel, AAL Copyright 2018. All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue To this day, I am still amazed at the number of pilots and aviation professionals I run into who think it is OK … Continue reading

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The Latest Lycoming Engine Airworthiness Directive: What You Need To Know

by Greg Reigel Attorney-At-Law “Copyright 2017. All Rights Reserved” Published In Midwest Flyer December 2017/January 2018 issue Are you one of the estimated 778 unfortunate aircraft owners affected by the latest Lycoming airworthiness directive (“AD”)? If you are, I am … 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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Are You Running An Illegal Flight Department Company?

by Gregory J. Reigel Attorney At Law © February, 2017. All rights reserved Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Do you own your aircraft through a corporation or limited liability company (“LLC”)?  If you do, you may have done that after reading … Continue reading

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