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AERLEX REMINDER: ADS-B DEADLINE LESS THAN TWO YEARS AWAY

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Articles, The Latest

A follow-up to Amanda Applegate’s report about ADS-B on April 26, 2017. Read it on our website by clicking here. One would hope that all aircraft owners and operators are by now well aware of the looming Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) deadline, January 1, 2020, which is now less than two years away. By that date, the majority of aircraft operating within the United States will be required by the Federal Aviation...

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Meet with Amanda Applegate at the NBAA Regional Forum in West Palm Beach–January 24, 2018

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in Articles, The Latest, Upcoming Events

  Amanda Applegate, a Partner with the Aerlex Law Group, will be in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, to meet with existing and prospective clients when the National Business Aviation Association (“NBAA”) conducts a Regional Forum at the Palm Beach International Airport (PBI). The January event kicks off an annual series of three one-day conferences presented each year by NBAA at selected airports and fixed base...

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Living Legends of Aviation–January 19, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in The Latest, Upcoming Events

  John Travolta and Harrison Ford to honor newest inductees in Living Legends of Aviation 15th annual awards ceremony dedicated to the memory of astronaut Gene Cernan. John Travolta, the “Official Ambassador of Aviation” will host the 15th annual “Living Legends of Aviation Awards” on Jan. 19, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California. The event honors those who have made significant contributions to aviation. Legendary actor Harrison...

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In Case of an Emergency…

Posted by on Jan 4, 2018 in Articles, The Latest

In Case of an Emergency — Originally published in Business Aviation Advisor Magazine, November/December 2017. No one in the aviation industry likes to talk about aircraft accidents. We prefer to point to aviation’s exemplary safety record. Statistically, it’s true that flying in an airplane is far safer than riding in a car, and getting safer all the time. But the reality is that aircraft accidents do happen. Sometimes the result is just “ramp...

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BUYER BEWARE: Prepaid Charter Programs

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

BUYER BEWARE: Prepaid Charter Programs — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, November 2017, Volume 27, No. 11. In the past six months, I have had three separate clients with problematic issues related to three separate prepaid charter programs. It is disturbing to have so many concerns in such a short period of time with three different private jet service providers. In the first matter, my client paid in advance for a card program...

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Critical Issues with the Pending Federal Tax Reform Legislation

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Articles, The Latest

We at Aerlex Law Group want to call attention to an issue in the tax reform legislation now pending before Congress that is critical to business aviation. Both the House and Senate’s version of the tax reform bill provide for 100% expensing of new equipment, meaning that a business acquiring a newly manufactured aircraft can write off 100% of the purchase price against its taxable income in the year of acquisition. This is welcomed by the...

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