The envelope from the FAA looks innocent enough, but upon opening it, the subject line — “Letter of Investigation” — strikes hard. What do you do first? Call the inspector who signed the letter? Presume it will all work out since you are clearly not guilty? Many airmen — the title the FAA applies to anyone holding one of its certificates — do the wrong things as an immediate response to receiving such a notice. The right thing is to talk to a qualified ...


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