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FAA Legal Opinion Regarding Pilot Compensation at Balloon Events
Below are two
letters from FAA Legal, in regards to private pilots
receiving compensation at balloon events. The first
opinion was made
1977 at the request of Ms. Tucker Comstock. In 2012, Mr.
Gary Eaton requested that FAA Legal revisit this opinion as
regulations have changed. That response is below the
click the above link to open a pdf file of the 1977 letter
click the above link to open a pdf file of the 2012 letter