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Can I use a rental airplane to conduct air tours?

Can a commercial pilot perform non-stop air tour operations under part 91 within 25SM of the airport using a rental airplane from the FBO? I noticed that in the LOA application, the operation needs ...
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Are 100 hour inspections required to rent out a plane?

According to 14 CFR § 91.409 - Inspections: (b) Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this section, no person may operate an aircraft carrying any person (other than a crewmember) for hire, and no ...
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If the previous 100 hour was overflown but not for hire, is the time still subtracted from the next 100 hour?

A rental plane at a local FBO had an annual inspection at 2345 hours on the Hobbs. The next 100 hour inspection wasn't completed until 2450. If the current hobbs time shows 2547, would it be legal to ...
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Can an FAA-certified pilot rent/fly a GA aircraft in England?

I am a U.S. certificated pilot in the U.S.A. I have about 1200 hrs flying mostly general aviation. I will be traveling to England with family in March 2019 for a personal vacation. I would like to ...
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Can I rent a Cessna for a week with my GF with a PPL?

I want to do a 45 hour course to obtain a PPL. The course only includes 10 solo hours but states that it is enough to hire light aircraft. So could I rent a Cessna after this and take a passenger?
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Will I have to do a checkout ride at a rental place if I'm already familiar with the aircraft type?

I've done my training and checkride on Piper Archer (PA-28A). Will a rental place make me take an checkout ride with an instructor if I wanted to rent the same plane model?
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How can I deal with insurance requirements for flight hours and training in order to carry passengers?

I just completed a helicopter rating and was excited to take friends for a ride in the R22 and R44. Then I learned that my flight school's insurance requires a total of 100 hours in helicopters and ...
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What are the options for renting an aircraft in the Caribbean with an FAA certificate?

I've been looking for places to rent planes in the Caribbean, and haven't been able to find anything that wasn't charter service. Does anyone know of any pilot resources or specific rental or flight ...
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What does an owner/operator need to do to legally rent out their aircraft?

I am interested in knowing all regulations apply to about what an owner operator needs to do to legally rent their aircraft out for private/business usage or flight instruction. What inspections? ...
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Why do small aircraft rentals charge per flight hour?

Why do airplane rental companies charge per flight hour (using hobbs time), instead of either MX hours (tach time) or based on the amount of fuel used? Wouldn't a 3-hour long cross-country flight be ...