Practical Aviation Law / Edition 5

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Overview


An invaluable reference for aviation managers, pilots, mechanics, aircraft owners, air traffic controllers, air safety investigators, or others involved in aviation as a profession or hobby, this guide provides readers with basic legal knowledge in relation to aviation. Using clear and accessible language to provide a succinct foundation to a complex field of law, this reference offers advice on how to avoid common legal pitfalls, and helps readers recognize when they need to call a lawyer. With a conversational tone and frequent examples, the fifth edition has been updated and expanded to reflect statutory and regulatory changes, particularly those from the FAA.
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Editorial Reviews

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An introductory undergraduate text on US law that's also useful for aviation managers, pilots, mechanics, and aircraft owners. The expanded third edition aims at providing readers with the basic legal knowledge and perspective they need to understand how the legal system works in relation to aviation activities, to avoid common aviation legal pitfalls, and to recognize when to call a lawyer. Hamilton is an executive with the Civil Air Patrol in Alabama and was formerly an aviation attorney in Colorado. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Now in a completed updated, revised and expanded second edition, Scott Hamilton's Practical Aviation Law provides complete, competent course for self-study or undergraduate study on how the legal system works with respect to aviation activities. With entertaining examples of aviation law in action, all of the recent changes to date in statutory and regulatory law are clarified, including international law. Practical Aviation Law is soundly recommended as a quick reference guide for aviation managers, private and professional aviators, flight cres, airline personnel, aircraft owners, air traffic controllers, air safety investigators, and the non-specialist general reader involved in aviation as a profession or hobby.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560277637
  • Publisher: Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/31/2011
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 226,374
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author


J. Scott Hamilton: Dr. J. Scott Hamilton is an Assistant Professor of Management for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, serving as Faculty Chair for the Sky Harbor Center in Phoenix, Arizona. He previously served as chief operating officer of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), after serving as the national organization's general counsel. He is an experienced pilot (Private Pilot with airplane, single engine, land & sea, instrument airplane, advanced & instrument ground instructor ratings, and about 1,700 hours flight time) who has owned several aircraft. He is also an experienced skydiver (with 2,500 jumps) who served as a combat demolition specialist and HALO instructor in Army Special Forces.
 
Dr. Hamilton founded a law firm specializing in aviation law in Colorado, where he practiced law for 25 years and served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Denver, and as an Adjunct Instructor for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and for the Aerospace Science Department at Metropolitan State College of Denver, then served as Senior Assistant Attorney General in Wyoming. He holds a B.A. degree in economics and business from Hendrix College; J.D. from the University of Denver; and LL.M. in aerospace law from Southern Methodist University, where he was named the Easterwood Foundation Scholar. He is currently a Master of Aeronautical Science candidate at Embry-Riddle, pursuing a management specialization.
 
Hamilton has published widely on aviation law, including the "Practical Aviation Law" textbook, workbook and teachers' manual, now in the 5th edition, and Amazon.com's bestseller in the category of "Air & Space." He has received many honors, including induction into the Colorado Aviation Hall of Fame (1988) and Arkansas Aviation Hall of Fame (1998).
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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Regulatory Agencies and International Organizations 3
2 FAA Enforcement 17
3 Aviation Medical Cases 47
4 Basic Principles of Liability 59
5 Organizing the Business to Limit Liability 75
6 Aviation Insurance 87
7 Exculpatory Contracts 103
8 Airline Liability 107
9 Government Liability 123
10 Accident Notification and Reporting 131
11 Buying and Selling Aircraft 141
12 Leasing Aircraft 157
13 Airports and Airspace 167
14 Airline Labor Law 191
Key Aviation Organizations 199
Bibliography 203
Index 207
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