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CHANGE: U.S. aircraft carrier to visit Vietnam in post-war first. The proposed visit is set for M…

CHANGE: U.S. aircraft carrier to visit Vietnam in post-war first. The proposed visit is set for March at the central port of Danang, Vietnam’s defence ministry said in a statement. Such a visit by a U.S. aircraft carrier could bring … Continue reading

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British Columbia Court of Appeal Upholds Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal decision regarding passengers’ rights to sue for damages resulting from an aircraft accident

On October 27, 2011, an aircraft crash-landed near the Vancouver International Airport.  Six of the surviving passengers commenced a lawsuit against the aircraft operator seeking to recover damages arising from their injuries.  The passengers were flying to Kelowna to attend … Continue reading

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Operators of Small Unmanned Aircraft Uses for Recreational Purposes Will Soon Face Regulation

On or about November 16, 2017, the United States Senate acted speedily to pass the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018,” H.R. 2810 (“Defense Reauthorization Act”), originally introduced in January of 2017, and now awaiting signing by President … Continue reading

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When Is A Privately Owned Aircraft Operated By The Military A "Public Aircraft"?

The answer to this question is governed by 49 U.S.C. 40125 and, according to a recent FAA Legal Interpretation, is determined on a "flight by flight" basis based on a number of factors. Section 40125(c) sets the operation-specific criteria for … Continue reading

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Answers To Aircraft Dry Lease Questions

In an August 11, 2011 Legal Interpretation, the FAA discussed regulation of aircraft wet and dry leases. Under a dry lease of an aircraft the lessor provides the aircraft and the lessee supplies his or her own flight crew, retains … Continue reading

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