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Loretta Alkalay


Loretta E. Alkalay is an aviation attorney and regulatory consultant to airmen and aviation entities specializing in issues related to compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations and international air safety standards. She is an adjunct professor at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology where she teaches Drone Laws and Aviation Safety, among other courses. Previously, she was an attorney for the Federal Aviation Administration for over 30 years, more than 20 of those years as Regional Counsel in

New York. As head of the FAA’s New York legal office, she was responsible for advice and counsel on all FAA legal matters arising in seven states and enforcement of the Federal Aviation Regulations in those states, the District of Columbia, Europe, the Mid-East, Africa and parts of Asia. She is a graduate of Cornell University and the NYU School of Law.