North Carolina Pilot Sentenced For False Statements, Operating Without License

A North Carolina pilot , who had been hired as an aircraft mechanic, has been sentenced for operating without a license and making false statements to the FAA. Paul Douglas Tharp was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Charlotte, North Carolina, to 60 days in jail, three years of probation and fined...
Molly McMillin

Molly McMillin, a 25-year aviation journalist, is managing editor of business aviation for the Aviation Week Network and editor-in-chief of The Weekly of Business Aviation, an Aviation Week market intelligence report.

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