General Aviation Law
Clear and simple guide to the legal system as it affects aviation. For owners, pilots, and mechanics.
An accessible guide to the legal issues that affect general aviation pilots, this highly readable second edition adds case studies, covers important new ground (including FAA enforcement procedures), and clarifies a pilot's rights and responsibilities.
From The Back Cover:
Sound, Up-To-The-Minute Advice on Legal Issues Affecting All General Aviation Pilots All general aviation pilots need to be aware of legal issues that affect them and their passengers. Here is an essential, down-to-earth reference for all of your questions regarding general aviation law-presented in understandable layperson's terms. All pertinent laws are clearly explained and clarified, arming you with the knowledge to protect yourself from costly litigation and make sure you understand your own rights. This new second edition includes fascinating case studies of actual pilots' experiences. Updated and expanded to cover the latest developments, this pragmatic book tells you how to avoid legal troubles and what to expect if you are taken to court. You get important information and advice on the 51% Rule for home-builts, the 1994 Statute of Repose, and the FAA's Medical Certificate appeals process. Other vital topics covered include: FAA enforcement procedures; Federal and state product liability laws; Aviation insurance; Negligence liability laws; Co-ownership;... and more. Short of hiring your own legal advisor, this sensible guide is the best protection you can buy when it comes to all of your general aviation legal concerns.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
1 The American Legal System 1
2 The Federal Aviation Administration 7
3 Aircraft Ownership 31
4 Homebuilt Aircraft 59
5 Aviation Insurance 77
6 FAA Enforcement Procedures 95
7 Principles of Negligence Liability 127
8 Particular Applications of Negligence Law 145
9 Product Liability 177
10 Medical Certificate Appeals and Special Issuance 207
11 Conclusion 217
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