If you lease a car for two years from any car company, you would still say it's "my" car. You wouldn't go around telling people "no that's not my car, it actually belongs to X company, I'm just leasing it." Of course you wouldn't, that would be ridiculous! But apparently the FAA has a very different set of rules. Case in point, the US Department of Transportation recently fined a non-profit air ambulance company (Mercy Flights of Medford, Oregon) $30,000 for saying that the helicopter they are leasing is "ours". You can read the details here.
Thank goodness our government has the time and money to keep such blatant violations under control!
Listed in chronological order. Newest comments at the end.
I hope you get "my" sarcasm in that last sentence.
Posted by Nethie on 08/27/10 at 11:38 PM
This amounts to malicious harassment! Where the #$@#$@ is our shield and protector, our knight in shining armor, our CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
when they are most needed!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 08/28/10 at 12:12 AM
expat, that vein is standing out on your head again honey.
all i can say is i hate this administration as much as the last.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 08/28/10 at 12:59 AM
OMG !! And I answered that I owned my home on the census form !
I hope the mortgage company doesn't fine me.
Posted by ANON in Nowhere on 08/28/10 at 06:35 AM
good one bd!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 08/28/10 at 07:40 AM
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