Appeal to NTSB after SAC Card revocation

Appeal to NTSB after SAC Card revocation

A Statement of Acrobatic Competency (or “SAC Card”) is a certificate or rating issued by the FAA following a pilot’s evaluation by an aerobatic competency evaluator (“ACE”). The SAC Card permits the airshow performer to perform aerobatics at altitudes lower than those...
D.C. Court of Appeals reverses the NTSB

D.C. Court of Appeals reverses the NTSB

This issue of Flightwatch will discuss the confusion that abounds at the NTSB about the elements required to be satisfied if the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) is to prevail in a claim against an airman alleging the airman made an intentionally false...
Low Passes and Revocation of Flying License

Low Passes and Revocation of Flying License

A jet pilot who made a number of low level, high-speed passes over the Santa Monica Pier had his license revoked. The flight in question took place on November 6, 2008, when the pilot, as part of a two-ship formation flight, departed Van Nuys Airport (VNY). The pilot...