Tag Archives: Reigel Law Firm

FAA Publishes Clarification Regarding Fuel Reimbursement Exemption For Charitable Medical Flights

by Greg Reigel On February 22, 2013, the FAA published a Policy Clarification on Charitable Medical Flights addressing the reimbursement of fuel expenses for pilots. As you may recall, 14 C.F.R. 61.113 prohibits a private pilot from acting as pilot-in-command … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Trades Association Board Sets Goals For 2013 & 2014

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – The entire nine-member board of directors of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) met August 22, 2013 at Thunderbird Aviation at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie to elect officers and set goals for the remainder … Continue reading

Posted in MN Aviation Industry News, October/November 2013, Products & Services, Sections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Where Can An IA Perform An Inspection?

by Greg Reigel A mechanic, who holds an Inspection Authorization (IA) certificate, recently asked me this question. Since the FAA issues the certificate, and the certificate itself doesn’t contain any geographic limitations, the mechanic thought the answer to the question … Continue reading

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FAA Defines “In Furtherance Of Business” Restriction On Operations By A Sport Pilot

by Greg Reigel In a recent Legal Interpretation, the FAA Office of Chief Counsel responded to a request for a definition of what it means to be “in furtherance of a business” in the context of the limitation upon sport … Continue reading

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Don’t Accept A Clearance If It Will Result In You Violating The Regulations

by Gregory J. Reigel Attorney At Law In a recent Legal Interpretation issued by the FAA’s Office of Chief Counsel, an individual requested an interpretation of the phrase “necessary for takeoff or landing” as used in FAR 135.183(b). Apparently the … Continue reading

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FAA Revises Its Dosing Interval Standard

by Gregory J. Reigel Attorney At Law According to the latest edition of the Federal Air Surgeon’s Medical Bulletin, the FAA has revised the dosing interval standard (the time between taking medicine with known side effects until going flying) to … Continue reading

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