Airport Maintenance From A Pilot's Perspective
Reporting Infrastructure Changes An Important Concept
June 1, 2021
Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics
As pilots, we have a lot to think about when preparing for a flight. In fact, we're legally obligated. The Federal Regulation regarding Preflight Action (91.103), says, "Each pilot in command shall, before beginning a flight, become familiar with all available information concerning that flight."
Further, 14 CFR Part 91.3, Responsibility and authority of the pilot in command says, "The pilot in command of an aircraft is directly responsible for, and is the final authority as to the operation of that aircraft."
If you stop and really think about it, these two basic regulations serve quite...