High Crimes and Misdemeanors: The FAA and Pilot DUIs

Aviation   |   Mass Tort and Product Liability   |   White Collar Crime & Government Investigations   |   December 22, 2022

Join Carlton Fields attorney Ed Page, former federal prosecutor and active pilot and flight instructor, as he discusses federal criminal aviation cases from the past year, including the main tools used by the Department of Justice to prosecute violations and key takeaways and trends in the aviation industry.

Know before you blow! In this episode, we explore the consequences and repercussions of DUIs for pilots. As professionals who hold a high level of responsibility and trust, pilots are held to strict regulations when it comes to alcohol and drug use. A DUI can have significant consequences on a pilot’s FAA medical and pilot certificates and consequently, the pilot’s career and ability to fly and earn a living. We provide an overview of the regulations involved and discuss the steps pilots can take to avoid putting their careers at risk. Tune in for important information and tips on staying safe and compliant as an FAA certificated pilot.


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