quicksilver SLSA and rides for compensation.

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quicksilver SLSA and rides for compensation.

Postby busted » Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:08 pm

The dealer thinks I can put a sign out in front of the small airport here and advertise scenic rides if I have a commercial rateing, (i do). I'm almost positive an SLSA aircraft can only be used for rental and instuction only. Giving senic rides would be nice as I do not want to reinstate my experied CFI. thanks

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Re: quicksilver SLSA and rides for compensation.

Postby MovingOn » Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:23 pm

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Re: quicksilver SLSA and rides for compensation.

Postby 3Dreaming » Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:14 pm

You can not charge for local sight seeing flights in a SLSA. You were correct in stating that they can only be used for flight training and rental. Oh, and towing of an ultralight or light sport glider.

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Re: quicksilver SLSA and rides for compensation.

Postby drseti » Fri Jun 27, 2014 6:41 am

Tom is absolutely correct. The only possible work-around is to be a CFI, and give discovery flights (which can be quite scenic) to prospective students. But, only one introductory lesson to a customer! After that, TSA requires you to verify citizenship and issue the security endorsement.
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