Meet Aviation Attorney Charles R. Barnett III. AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) talked with Aviation Attorney Charles “Chuck” Barnett about how he got started flying, flying for the Air Force, his job as a Captain for a major airline, his motivation for being an aviation attorney, and his firm’s work with pilots facing enforcement […]
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When Pilots Go From Rehab to the Cockpit CBS Sunday Morning aired this segment, “Cleared for Takeoff” on the FAA HIMS Program on December 10, 2017. “A drinking problem is not necessarily the end of a pilot’s career. In fact, for decades the FAA has been quietly sending pilots diagnosed as substance abusers back to […]
Question 18W asks you to report convictions for non-traffic misdemeanors and felonies, those are convictions though, not arrests. Typically, what the FAA is looking for is a personality disorder that manifests itself by sober acts. The Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) will query the pilot and ask what the nature of the conviction was. Typically, they’ll […]