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Air Safety and Law

Air Safety and Law

Covers aviation safety law and litigation. By Kreindler & Kreindler LLP.

http://www.airsafetyandlaw.com/
  • Oct 8

    Another Cirrus SR22 Landing Crash

    Another Cirrus SR22 Landing Crash
    Its happening way too often… On Labor day weekend I got a text from a friend telling me that yet another Cirrus SR22 had crashed on landing…  This time in Falmouth, Massachusetts. (read about Kreindler’s investigation here). He said,…
  • Jan 4

    FAA implements new crew rest requirements for commercial carrier

    FAA implements new crew rest requirements for commercial carrier
    As we have noted on several occasions, the disconnect between the NTSB and the FAA on the subject of safety recommendations has long been a problem and concern for aviation safety advocates. Too often the FAA’s dual mandate to both promote…
  • Dec 19

    NTSB accident statistics offer a positive sign for US aviation safety

    NTSB accident statistics offer a positive sign for US aviation safety
    Signs that the aviation industry continues to put “Safety First” and seek zero tolerance with respect to accidents are evident in data released today by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). This year’s numbers indicate…
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Angelley LLP Blog

Angelley LLP Blog

Covers airline accidents and aviation safety.

http://www.bvatriallaw.com/faq/
  • Jun 17

    The Montreal Convention – Part I (Damages for Death and Injury)

    The Montreal Convention – Part I (Damages for Death and Injury)
    The Montreal Convention is a multi-national treaty that governs the rights of passengers aboard international flights where the country of origin and the country of destination are both signatories to the treaty. Most developed (and many…
  • Jun 13

    Another Preventable Propeller Strike Casualty

    Another Preventable Propeller Strike Casualty
    Injuries and deaths from propeller strikes are not widespread, but unfortunately they do happen. Most recently, a long-time employee of a skydiving company in Ohio died as a result of severe head injuries she suffered when she walked into a…
  • Jun 1

    Droning On About Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

    Droning On About Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
    It isn’t just passenger planes missing one another. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”), a pilot of a U.S. Airways flight recently reported a near mid-air collision with an unmanned aircraft, also known…
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Aviation and Airport Development…

Aviation and Airport Development Law

Covers aviation law issues, including federal environmental and transportation regulations. By Chevalier, Allen and Lichman, LLP.

http://www.aviationairportdevelopmentlaw.com/
  • Jul 16

    Amazon Prime Air

    Amazon Prime Air
    Amazon has announced it will use unmanned aircraft systems to deliver packages.  But how soon?  Westlaw Journal Aviation quoted Barbara Lichman and Paul Fraidenburgh today in an article entitled “The FAA’s recent notice…
  • Jul 9

    FAA Proposes to Increase its Authority Over Off-Airport Development

    FAA Proposes to Increase its Authority Over Off-Airport Development
    The Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) has added another arrow to its quiver in its ongoing campaign to limit residential and commercial development in even the remotest vicinity of airports.  In late April, FAA…
  • Jul 1

    UAS Update Interview with LXBN TV

    UAS Update Interview with LXBN TV
    2014 has been the year of the unmanned aircraft systems (also known as drones).  Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with LXBN TV to discuss the state of the UAS industry and what to expect in the coming months.  The…
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Aviation and Airport Development…

Aviation and Airport Development News

Covers aviation and airport development, with a focus on the industry's legal and regulatory issues. By Taber Law Group.

http://airportlaw.wordpress.com
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Aviation Law Blog

Aviation Law Blog

Covers developments in Canadian aviation law. By Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP.

http://aviationlawblog.ahbl.ca/
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Aviation Law Discussions

Aviation Law Discussions

Covers aviation law, safety and security. By Reigel & Associates Ltd.

http://www.aerolegalservices.com/AviationLawDiscussions.shtml
  • Jul 1

    Is Unknown Ingestion A Valid Defense To A Positive Drug Test Result.?

    Is Unknown Ingestion A Valid Defense To A Positive Drug Test Result.?
    What happens if you take a drug test and end up with a positive result, but you never took any drugs? Can you convince the FAA not to revoke all of your certificates if you tell them you don't know how the drug metabolites ended up in your…
  • May 2

    What's An Aircraft Bailment?

    What's An Aircraft Bailment?
    If you are a maintenance facility and you work on other people's aircraft, it is a good bet that a bailment relationship is created with the owners of the aircraft you maintain. For more information on how a bailment relationship is created…
  • Feb 17

    DOT Releases First Half 2014 SIFL Rate

    DOT Releases First Half 2014 SIFL Rate
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has released the Standard Industry Fare Level (SIFL) rates for the six-month period from January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014. These rates are needed in order to apply the IRS's aircraft valuation formula to…
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Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

Provides insight and commentary on aviation accidents and the law. By Danko Meredith.

http://www.aviationlawmonitor.com/
  • Jun 17

    USA Today: Cover-ups Mask Roots of Small-Aircraft Crashe

    USA Today: Cover-ups Mask Roots of Small-Aircraft Crashe
    A few hours ago, USA Today published a lengthy investigative report devoted to small aircraft crashes. The conclusion:  aviation manufacturers have long concealed the fact that their defectively designed products cause aircraft…
  • May 5

    US Airways Flight 735: Airline's Obligation to Compensate Injured Passenger

    US Airways Flight 735: Airline's Obligation to Compensate Injured Passenger
    US Airways Flight 735 from Philadelphia to Orlando encountered turbulence as it passed through 17,000 feet. Three passengers and two flight attendants were injured so badly that they were hospitalized when the plane returned for landing in …
  • Apr 15

    Judge Rules Lawyer Filing Malaysia Flight MH 370 Petition Acted Improperly

    Judge Rules Lawyer Filing Malaysia Flight MH 370 Petition Acted Improperly
    Shortly after the crash of Malaysia Flight MH 370, Monica Kelly of the Ribbeck Law Firm announced that her firm was filing litigation in Chicago seeking to preserve evidence and identify other possible defendants who might be involved in the…
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Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Aug 1

    U.S. and India Agree on Aviation Security Equipment Testing Program

    U.S. and India Agree on Aviation Security Equipment Testing Program
    The United States Trade and Development Agency has announced an agreement to work with two Indian agencies, the Airports Authority of India and the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, to develop standards and testing procedures suitable for…
  • Jul 29

    ICAO Announces Task Force on Risk Assessment for Conflict Zone

    ICAO Announces Task Force on Risk Assessment for Conflict Zone
    After meeting with representatives from IATA and other aviation organizations earlier today, ICAO has announced that it will create a task force to study potential policy responses to the security issues raised by the downing of Malaysia…
  • Jul 18

    Liability for MH17

    Liability for MH17
    Professor Brian F. Havel was interviewed for a post on Malaysia Airlines' anticipated liability for yesterday's crash in the New York Times' Upshot blog. Under the Montreal Convention, Malaysia is still responsible to its passengers for…
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Aviation Law Questions and Answers

Aviation Law Questions and Answers

Covers aviation issues and accidents. By Hightower Angelley LLP.

http://www.hightangel.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Do Your Homework Before Choosing a Sightseeing Tour Flight Operator

    Do Your Homework Before Choosing a Sightseeing Tour Flight Operator
    Summer time is vacation time and if your vacation potentially involves an aerial tour, make sure you do your homework ahead of time.  Sightseeing tour flights generally involve helicopters being chartered by vacationing families seeking…
  • Jun 24

    Airport Anti-Groping Law Reintroduced in Texa

    Airport Anti-Groping Law Reintroduced in Texa
    Texas lawmakers are set to vote again Friday on a controversial law that would criminalize invasive body pat-downs at airports.  William Angelley comments.  See the full story by NBC’s Scott…
  • Apr 12

    FAA Issues Emergency Airworthiness Directive for Boeing 737 Aircraft

    FAA Issues Emergency Airworthiness Directive for Boeing 737 Aircraft
    The FAA has called for the immediate inspection of certain areas of the external skin of all 737 – 300, -400 and -500 series aircraft.  This inspection was prompted by the hole that opened up in the skin of a Southwest Airlines aircraft…
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IFTTA - International Travel and…

IFTTA - International Travel and Tourism News

Covers travel and tourism law news, events, legislation and court decisions. By the International Forum of Travel and Tourism Advocates (IFTTA).

http://ifttablog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 20

    Recent postings on IFTTA New

    Recent postings on IFTTA New
    German Supreme Court: tour organizer must not reserve alterations of the flying times;Austrian Supreme court asks CJEU for interpretion of Reg. 785/2004 and the Montreal Convention; Aviation Safety Network: accident fatalities at record low…
  • Oct 3

    IFTTA News Update

    IFTTA News Update
    USA: DOT fines Virgin America for failing to make safety videos accessible to passengers with hearing impairments; Australia: hotel not liable for security guard; ECJ: the special VAT scheme for travel agents is not limited to sales…
  • Jan 3

    IFTTA News - Recent Item

    IFTTA News - Recent Item
    USA: Federal Aviation Administration to reexamine passenger use of portable electronic devices on board aircraft;  CJEU: no distance contract required for consumer forum pursuant to Brussels I Regulation; USA: court decides on…
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MARPA Blog

MARPA Blog

Provides news and commentary on the regulations, laws, policies and trends affecting the aircraft parts manufacturing community. From the Modification and Replacement Parts Association.

http://pmaparts.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Want to Sell to the Air Force? Understand their Strategy!

    Want to Sell to the Air Force? Understand their Strategy!
    The U.S. Air Force has published a strategic plan entitled "America's Air Force: A Call to the Future." This 20-page document is required reading for any company that is looking to be a long-term procurement partner for the Air Force.…
  • Jul 28

    MARPA to Discuss Policy with Engine and Propeller Directorate

    MARPA to Discuss Policy with Engine and Propeller Directorate
    MARPA will be “meeting” with the Engine and Propeller Directorate via a telephone conference on August 7, 2014 at 13:00 Eastern Time. Association members are invited to participate. If you are a MARPA member and would like to…
  • Jul 24

    Ensure Your Manufacturing Designees Get Their New Designee Number

    Ensure Your Manufacturing Designees Get Their New Designee Number
    Do you have manufacturing designees in your facility? If so then they should be going through the process of obtaining new designee numbers. Continue reading →
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Res Communis

Res Communis

Covers the legal aspects of human activities using aerospace technologies. From the University of Mississippi School of Law.

http://rescommunis.olemiss.edu/
  • Nov 27

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
    Source – Secure World Foundation: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
  • Nov 27

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England
    The Disasters Charter has been activated for a Flood in England: Flood in England Type of Event: Flood Location of Event: England, United Kingdom Date of Charter Activation: 27 November 2012 Charter Requestor: Environment Agency (of England…
  • Nov 26

    New DoD Space Policy

    New DoD Space Policy
    The United States Department of Defense has released a new Space Policy and a Fact Sheet on the Policy. The press release states: New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service
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Space Law Probe

Space Law Probe

Commentary on national and international space law issues. By Jesse Londin.

http://spacelawprobe.blogspot.com/
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Space Politics

Space Politics

Covers space policy, new and commentary. By Jeff Foust.

http://www.spacepolitics.com
  • Aug 1

    Edwards more optimistic about NASA authorization, less so about other legislation

    Edwards more optimistic about NASA authorization, less so about other legislation
    While NASA administrator Charles Bolden expressed skepticism earlier this week that a NASA authorization bill would make it through Congress this year, a leading member of the House Science Committee said in a recent interview she is more…
  • Jul 30

    Bolden skeptical about prospects for NASA authorization bill this year

    Bolden skeptical about prospects for NASA authorization bill this year
    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said Wednesday he is not optimistic that Congress will pass a NASA authorization bill this year, and expects to start the 2015 fiscal year on a continuing resolution (CR). Bolden, speaking at a meeting of the…
  • Jul 29

    Panel sees ASTEROIDS Act as step in right direction for space property right

    Panel sees ASTEROIDS Act as step in right direction for space property right
    A bill introduced in the House earlier this month that establishes property rights for resources taken from asteroids is not perfect, but a step in the right direction towards a broader resolution of property rights in outer space, a…
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Space Travel Law News

Space Travel Law News

Covers space law and space travel. From the Space Travel Law Association (STELA). By Manuel David Masseno, Uta Stenzel and Phil Cameron.

http://spacetravellaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Asteroid Mining Venture Backed by Google Execs, James Cameron Unveiled

    Asteroid Mining Venture Backed by Google Execs, James Cameron Unveiled
    [Source]  by Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior WriterDate: 23 April 2012 Time: 09:00 PM ET
  • Apr 17

    Private Company's 1st Space Station Visit On Track

    Private Company's 1st Space Station Visit On Track
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private U.S. company is on track to become the first commercial visitor to the International Space Station.NASA said Monday there's a good chance that Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, will make…
  • Jan 27

    Moon or Asteroid? NASA's Next Giant Leap Depends On Who'll Be President

    Moon or Asteroid? NASA's Next Giant Leap Depends On Who'll Be President
    By Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior WriterThe United States may start working toward establishing a moon colony by 2020, or an asteroid may remain the next target for manned exploration; it depends on who wins this November's presidential…
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The NV Flyer

The NV Flyer

Reviews legal developments affecting airlines and travel agents.

http://nvflyer.wordpress.com
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Transnational Law Blog

Transnational Law Blog

Covers laws which regulates actions or events that transcend national frontiers, including human rights, environmental law, immigration, intellectual property and space law. By Derek Deavenport, John Dermody, Travis Hodgkins and Christine Ngo.

http://transnationallawblog.typepad.com/transnational_law_blog/
  • Apr 7

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism
    I wonder what do you think about Google’s decision to confront China’s censorship by pulling out of the country entirely despite a potential lost of profit for not doing its business with now the second largest economy in the word? A…
  • Apr 2

    March's Winners and Loser

    March's Winners and Loser
    We are moving further away from the double dips danger! Last month the US economy added 162,000 jobs- a strong showing of a potentially more sustained recovery for US economy. Payroll gains are largely boosted by private sectors and much less…
  • Nov 18

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger
    Today, in an interview with Fox News in Beijing, President Obama warned that “the US economy could head into a ‘double-dip recession’ unless urgent steps were taken to rein back America’s mounting level of public debt,” reported the…
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