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Traps: Business Flying And The "Compensation Or Hire" Rule
In this age of fractional ownership, limited liability companies and shell companies to protect a private aircraft, pilots and aircraft owners and operators need to be extra careful about what kind of flying they do when passengers pay for some or all of the flight.
There is a place -- a cold, mountainous, low-VFR place -- where stick-and-rudder skills and an innate ability for pilotage is not just helpful ... it's required for survival. But if you want to do more than be a flying bus driver, Alaska has challenges and rewards for the aviation professional.