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Thread: FAA Revocations
Message: FAA Revocations
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From: tolson at coastalnet.com (Hubie Tolson)
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 14:06:58 UTC
RE: Bill Bancroft's post: aerobatics over a congested area by local law enforcement officers. Those charges escalated to Criminal charges under the California Public Utilities Codes and an Emergency Revocation order and charges by the FAA. ---------------- Bill, same thing happened to me 21 years ago (ugh, it hurts to say that). Little man with a bow tie showed up with a Western Union Telegram. I was told it was one of the few uses of the Emergency Revocation Act of 1957 at the time - but I never verified that. Unlike you, I was reeeeeal guilty. The telegram was 3'6" long - I still have it. Thirteen violations without even trying! Thank goodness for expungement. Seriously, you can protect yourself with a waivered box, over an airport. It's safer if a problem pops up, and you get a little closer to the FAA person who approves the location. Your friends from congested areas can visit the airport to watch. It's tough to get busted in a waivered box. If you don't have a box somewhere, you might consider working on it with the newly available time on your hands, which the FAA has so generously made available. If you need some help call or Email me. Also, Bill Finnagin has helped dozens with this. Best Regards, Hubie.