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FAR 117.1 “Part 91 tail end ferry”

Slater – (2015) Legal Interpretation

The FAA has clarified the necessary requirements as to when a part 91 ferry flight must be considered as a FAR 117 flight, and when those conditions do not pertain to the part 91 ferry flight.

FAR 117.25 (g) “Compensatory Rest Following Time in DHD Transportation”

On September 18th, the FAA released an interpretation concerning the application of rest following Time in DHD Transportation.

Duncan, Oliver – (2015) Legal Interpretation

This interpretation differs significantly from the FAA’s previous letter of clarification:

FAA Letters of Response 05-Mar-2013

search for viii. Deadheading to find the original clarification.

FAR 117.17 – Inflight rest rest requirements for Flight crewmembers on Augmented Crews.

Nelson – (2015) Legal Interpretation

Provides guidance for requirements of inflight rest.

Recommended reading material.

The links to the follow articles should prove to be insightful, Capt. Pierson has done an excellent job in the presentation of best practices.

ProPilotWeb Articles:

How to Ensure FAR 117 Compliance

How to make your commute work for you

Updated ALPA FTDT FAR 117 Guide – Feb 2015

ALPA has updated the reference material for FAR 117.

ALPA FTDT FAR 117 Guide Feb2015

FDP Extensions and Cumulative Limits

The FAA issued various interpretations that agree with and supports many earlier interpretations.

Wykoff_ALPAI – (2015) Legal Interpretation

Re-estalishment of of Current Interpretations

The FAA has now begun to reiterate previous interpretations of FAR part 117.

These clarifications should continue to aide all impacted by these decisions.

Wykoff_ALPAI – (2015) Legal Interpretation

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