February 11, 2013
By Ron Golden
Through the Legal Services Plan, we review agreements for aircraft rental, hangar rental, aircraft tiedowns, etc. It seems to me in recent years, these agreements include releases more frequently.
I remember overhearing discussions some 30 years ago between individuals about signing such a release agreement. In essence, the advice was to “sign it and don’t worry about it because it will never hold up in court.” The point of this note is to report that the law is changing, and more than ever these releases are being enforced.
Pilot Protection Services,
AOPA Products and Services,
Wisconsin’s governor has signed a bill adding aviation to an existing recreational-use statute.
Internet giant Google will acquire Titan Aerospace, the New Mexico-based developer of high-altitude unmanned aerial vehicles.
The FAA proposes to supersede an airworthiness directive requiring modification of the aft main spar of some Diamond Aircraft DA40 and DA40F airplanes.
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