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California State Tort Law Is Not Pre-Empted By Federal Aviation Regulations, U.S. District Court in California Holds

For the third time in just over a month, a court has ruled on whether state law is pre-empted by federal law concerning aviation.  This time, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California held in two separate … Continue reading

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FAA Proposes $1,119,175 in Civil Penalties Against Two Companies

On October 12, 2010, the FAA, in separate announcements, said that it was proposing to fine two companies a total of $1,119,175 for maintenance violations.  First, the FAA proposed a $664,000 civil penalty against The Parachute Center of Acampo, California, … Continue reading


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