Features August 2014 Issue
Some of the regs are so confusing or vague that you simply want to go to the source for guidance. That guidance is regulatory and you should know what they've been saying.
While many of the regulations that govern our actions are clear, there are a large number that may seem vague or even leave room for unintended interpretations. For these reasons, it is possible to seek official and binding interpretations from FAA’s legal department, either through a direct request or possibly more onerous encounters with the regulations.