Jerry A. Eichenberger has written three other books for McGraw-Hill: General Aviation Law, now in its Second Edition; Handling In-Flight Emergencies, now in its Second Edition; and Cross-Country Flying. He has also written more than 200 magazine articles dealing with aviation law and aviation safety. His work is featured regularly in several monthly publications that serve the general aviation and commuter airline industries.
Mr. Eichenberger is a licensed commercial pilot, rated for single- and multiengine airplanes, helicopters, and gliders. He holds an airplane instrument rating, and is also a certified flight instructor, rated for airplanes, single- and multiengine, and instrument instruction. He has logged over 5,000 flying hours.
He is a practicing attorney who devotes his legal time to the area of aviation law, representing manufacturers, maintenance facilities, flight schools, airlines, FBOs, airports, and individual pilots and aircraft owners. Mr. Eichenberger lives and practices in the Columbus, Ohio area, where he remains an active general aviation pilot and flight instructor. He has owned a total of eight aircraft over the years since he learned to fly in 1965, and currently owns a totally restored classic Piper PA-22/20 Pacer.