Foundations of Aviation Law is an easy-reading general primer into the often complex world of aviation law, written for aviation students as well as legal professionals who are looking for broad-based, introductory coverage of the subject. The text begins with basic legal concepts that build a foundation for in-depth exploration of aviation-specific subject matter. This allows the instructor to utilize one text in situations where a basic foundation in law is required before moving into aviation law specifics. It includes citations to relevant and key court decisions that provide a solid underpinning for the student of aviation law. The book is divided into six general categories, with fifteen relevant sub-chapters, allowing focused learning into particular areas of law. Throughout it features chapter summaries, key word indices and review questions. The design easily allows instructors to develop syllabi that spotlight the specific area of law that they are interested in exploring, providing comprehensive coverage of both traditional introductory legal concepts and topical aviation subject matter.
’Foundations of Aviation Law is an excellent broad based primer on Aviation law. It is both substantive and instructive for an aviation specialist and any practitioner facing issues related to Aviation law. An excellent resource tool.’ Patrick J. McGroder III
Contents: Preface. Part I Fundamental Principles of Law: Jurisprudence and US legal history; The US legal system; Types and sources of law. Part II Administrative Aviation Law: Aviation regulation; Enforcement actions; Medical certification. Part III Aviation and the Law: Aviation accident law; Aviation criminal law; Aviation labor law. Part IV Airport Law: Airport zoning and noise; Airport ownership and operation; Airport development and funding. Part V Aviation Business and Insurance: Business entities and aircraft transactions; Aviation insurance. Part VI International Law: International aviation law. Selected bibliography; Index.