Posted by on Aug 13, 2013 in Newsletters, The Latest

California aircraft owners who are dissatisfied with the amount of the property tax bill they are paying this summer need to remember that the deadline for filing an appeal in many counties, such as Orange, San Francisco, Alameda, San Luis Obispo and Ventura, is September 16th. Aircraft owners who have established ties with more than one state—causing the aircraft to overnight regularly outside of California—may be eligible for apportionment...

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New California Employment Law

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Newsletters, The Latest

A recent change in California law, enacted by the state Legislature, means California employers must now be more careful when paying employees a salary that previously included overtime. Generally, the California Labor Code requires that employers pay overtime when a non-exempt employee works more than eight hours in one day, or forty hours in one week.  Specifically, a non-exempt employee is to be paid one and a half (1½) times their regular...

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SOCAL Aviation Association Annual General Meeting—May 14, 2013

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Newsletters, The Latest, Upcoming Events

Please Join SCAA Board Members at The Annual General Meeting… Enjoy food and drinks on Premier Jet’s balcony (overlooking the runway), listen to the latest happenings at SCAA, and enjoy networking with your local aviation community. Note: Space is limited, the event is free, and we need all attendees to register online please. We look forward to seeing you there! Where: Premier Jet McClellan Palomar Airport (KCRQ) 2100 Palomar...

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42nd NAFA Conference Convenes in Miami Beach

Posted by on Apr 13, 2013 in Newsletters, The Latest

The National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA) will hold its 42nd Annual Conference from April 23 – 26, 2013 at the Renaissance Eden Roc Resort in Miami Beach, Florida. The NAFA program begins with a day-long aircraft appraisal seminar on April 23. In the days that follow, attendees will network, hear presentations and attend panels featuring various industry leaders. Speakers will address the current outlook for the economy generally and the...

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How will Control Tower Closures Affect YOUR Flight Operations?

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Newsletters, The Latest

Now that the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) had made public its list of air traffic control tower closures, the inevitable questions are starting to be heard—what does this mean for aircraft safety and will there be cancelled flights, possible delays and other flight-related issues? Stephen Hofer, President of Aerlex Law Group, said there’s a widespread misconception that the upcoming tower closures will actually shut down...

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Legends of Aviation 10th Annual Awards Ceremony

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 in Newsletters, The Latest

Harrison Ford, R. A. “Bob” Hoover and Aerlex President Stephen Hofer © Larry Grace | PHOTOGRAPHY The first and last men to walk on the moon and a pilot-turned-Hollywood producer were among the aviation luminaries honored when the tenth annual Living Legends of Aviation awards ceremony was held on January 18, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  Famed airshow and test pilot R. A. “Bob” Hoover lauded the historic accomplishments of his friends and...

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