Congratulations! You are the proud owner of your first airplane -- a high-performance, retractable, at that.
'Honest, ociffer, all I had was boo tears - or maybe she was a gas of wine.....'
An airman's certificate is an airman's certificate is an airman's certificate, except when it is a medical certificate, or is it?
In enforcement actions, the FAA has the option of initiating a certificate action (read: suspension or revocation) or assessing a civil penalty. In some cases, they may pursue both.
Suppose your best buddy wants to impress his latest girlfriend with a quick spin around the city in your airplane. You’ve flown with him a few times and feel confident in his ability. True, you’ve never loaned your aircraft to anyone before, but what’s the worst that could happen?
What happens if you read back a clearance and comply, but ATC claims you busted altitude? The findings of a recent court case might surprise you.