Category Archives: DUI & Pilots

Learn about the FAA regulations regarding Pilots and a DUI offense. You can also learn how DaytonDUI can help defend you.

When Not To Fly (by

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If you are a pilot there are strict rules on when you can fly an aircraft.  According to federal regulations, set forth below, a pilot may not attempt to fly an aircraft or even attempt to be a crew member of a civil aircraft :

  • Within 8 hours after consuming alcohol;
  • While under the influence of alcohol;
  • While under the influence of any drug that impairs a person in a way which is is contrary to safety;
  • While having a
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Flying While Impaired: Pilots’ DUI Reporting Requirements

US FAA Private Pilot Certificate

Representing a pilot is one of the most specialized areas of DUI (drunk driving) practice.  Often, even if the pilot avoids a DUI conviction, consequences may still exist based on the fact that the pilot refused a breath test or blew over the legal limit.  Charles M. Rowland II has represented members of the military, military and civilian pilots, law enforcement, paramedics/EMTs and other who face a career-ending DUI charge.  Military pilots and private pilots face strict rules imposed by [Read the full post. . .]