Part 91 Operations and Compensation: A General Rule

In choosing the appropriate structure for your aircraft’s operations under Part 91, you need to consider FAA rules, state and federal tax laws and liability issues. This article focuses on the FAA’s general rule regarding taking compensation for flights under Part 91. In general, no compensation is permitted if an aircraft is being operated under [...]

By |2021-11-10T15:24:11-08:00November 10th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

New Aircraft Models Will Soon Be Ready For Takeoff

On October 4, 2021, Gulfstream announced the latest two additions to their aircraft family—the G400 and G800. While the two aircraft may differ in size and range, a successful purchase negotiation requires teaming up with aviation attorneys that have experience working with Gulfstream sales agreements. In 2008, when Gulfstream announced the G650, Aero Law Group [...]

By |2021-10-08T11:55:32-07:00October 8th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

Meet Aero Law Group Team Member, Kari Brown!

Kari Brown enjoying a flight on an ACJ Kari Brown joined the Aero Law Group team in 2017 as the Controller and serves as our accountant, IT specialist, human resource advisor, CPA liaison, and social director.  She brings leadership skills, office innovation, and a love of numbers to the firm.  Kari is heavily [...]

By |2021-09-08T17:11:14-07:00September 8th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

The World’s Leading Business and Commercial Aviation Law Firm

Aero Law Group PC’s mission is to provide the highest quality transactional legal services to airlines and aircraft owners and operators – worldwide. There’s not another law firm anywhere that has our combined experience with business and commercial aircraft transactions. Aero Law Group PC represents over 800 clients on six continents, including established and emerging commercial [...]

By |2021-08-09T13:48:32-07:00August 9th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

Closest to the Prop

A view from the Tee Box at Hole 6 at Langdon Farms Golf Course in Aurora, OR Aero Law Group is proud to support the Pacific Northwest Business Aviation Association (PNBAA) and, for the past thirteen years, our favorite way to support PNBAA is by participating in their annual golf tournament.  Not only [...]

By |2021-07-07T15:54:53-07:00July 7th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

Independent Contractor Pilots: Should You Jump On The Bandwagon?

Many aircraft operators hire their pilots as “independent contractors” instead of as employees. This may save on administrative costs, but is there a downside? In short: yes. Most pilots are not properly classified as independent contractors. Although treating pilots as independent contractors is common practice in the aviation industry, revenue shortages have triggered government investigation [...]

By |2021-06-08T16:09:08-07:00June 8th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

Part 91 Operator: FAA Considerations

In choosing the appropriate operator for your aircraft’s operations under Part 91, you need to consider FAA rules, state and federal tax laws and liability issues. This article focuses on the FAA concerns regarding operators of aircraft under Part 91. A common misconception that we frequently encounter is that the best operator for an aircraft [...]

By |2021-05-06T12:33:32-07:00May 6th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

Busy Issaquah Skies

1945 match identifying the Seattle Sky Ranch On a sunny day in Issaquah, Washington—roughly 12 miles from Aero Law Group’s office in Bellevue, WA—drivers along Interstate 90 can look up and see the sky busy with people taking flight.  These days the summer skies are filled with paragliders, but decades ago new pilots [...]

By |2021-01-14T14:45:53-08:00January 13th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments
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