February 27, 2015

Examining Consequences and Issues Stemming from the FAA’s Implementation of Aircraft Re-Registration and Expiration Regulations that are Just Now Beginning to Develop through Litigation

By Paul M. Grocki, Esq.

It is well known that the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (“Act”) was repealed, amended, and re-codified in 1994 by the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (“Recodification”). Since the Recodification, there has been a litany of litigation over whether the meaning and substance of certain provisions of the Act remain unchanged. Although the Recodification changed the language of various provisions of the Act, the application and substance of the Act remained largely unchanged.

For a long time, aircraft registration law remained static. Within the past five years, however, there have been some significant changes concerning aircraft registration.

Please click on the following link to read the full article: IATSBA Reporter – Winter 2015 (pg 12).