Month: August 2016

NTSB: Falsification Cases Require Specific Findings

In FAA v. El Khoury and Abbassi (NTSB, 8/2/2016), the FAA revoked pilot and instructor certificates alleging falsification of a student’s logbook. To summarize briefly, the FAA claimed El Khoury, who was not a CFI, provided training to a student and

“Inadvertent” in the ASRS/NASA Reporting Rules is just “Plain Vanilla” English

As most pilots know, the FAA and NASA have a joint program to enhance aviation safety. The Aviation Safety Reporting System asks pilots and other users of the air traffic system to voluntarily report safety issues. In exchange, the FAA