General Aviation Law 3/E

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December 19, 2011


Mixed media product, 288 pages


0071771816 / 9780071771818


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Main description

Up-to-date advice on legal issues affecting anyone involved in general aviation

Fully revised throughout, General Aviation Law, Third Edition, is an essential legal guide for those who work in aviation, including mechanics, pilots, aircraft owners, and aviation business owners. This practical reference answers all questions regarding aviation law in understandable layperson's terms.

The information in the book helps you to avoid legal troubles and describes what to expect if you are taken to court. Real-world case studies illustrate the topics addressed. All pertinent laws are clearly explained and clarified, providing you with the knowledge you need to understand your legal rights and protect yourself from costly litigation.

Coverage includes:

  • The American legal system
  • The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Aircraft ownership
  • Homebuilt aircraft
  • Aviation insurance
  • FAA enforcement procedures
  • Principles of negligence liability
  • Particular applications of negligence law
  • Product liability
  • Medical certificate appeals and special insurance

Table of contents

Chapter 1. The American Legal System
Chapter 2. The Federal Aviation Administration
Chapter 3. Aircraft Ownership
Chapter 4. Homebuilt Aircraft
Chapter 5. Aviation Insurance
Chapter 6. FAA Enforcement Procedures
Chapter 7. Principles of Negligence Liability
Chapter 8. Particular Applications of Negligence Law
Chapter 9. Product Liability
Chapter 10. Medical Certificate Appeals and Special Issuance
Chapter 11. Conclusion

Author comments

Jerry A. Eichenberger is a licensed commercial pilot rated for single-engine and multiengine airplanes, helicopters, and gliders. He holds an airplane instrument rating and is a certified flight instructor rated for single-engine and multiengine airplanes and instrument instruction. Mr. Eichenberger is a practicing attorney in the area of aviation law, and represents manufacturers, maintenance facilities, flight schools, airlines, airports, and individual pilots and aircraft owners.

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