About

Aviation Law, areas of practice:


  • Aircraft sale, purchase, lease and operating agreements
  • Airport access, service and minimum standards
  • FAA enforcement actions
  • Aircraft owner insurance and liability
  • Airport operator insurance and liability
  • FBO insurance and liability
  • Part 135 and 121 carrier insurance and liability
  • Emergency and disaster planning for aircraft operators, FBOs, airlines and public benefit flying organizations
  • Safety, risk management and liability exposure reviews for aircraft operators, FBOs, airlines and public benefit organizations
  • Skydiving operator airport access, safety and liability reviews
  • FAA Part 13 and Part 16 representation for airport tenants and businesses

Aviation Author:


  • Editor, IFR Refresher Magazine
  • Columnist, The Pilot's Lounge, for AVweb, the Internet Aviation Magazine
  • Contributing Editor, Aviation Consumer Magazine
  • Contributor: AOPA Pilot Magazine, IFR Magazine, Plane and Pilot Magazine and Pilot Magazine, (UK)

Aviation Safety:


  • Author of numerous articles and presentations on aviation safety issues including pilot operations, crash protection and risk management
  • FAA FAAST team representative

Expert Witness on aviation law, pilot operations and aircraft operational safety


Consultant of development of Aircraft and Operations Manuals for aircraft manufacturers and Part 135 and 121 air carriers


Public Benefit Flying organization consultant


Volunteer pilot engaged in public benefit flying for over 20 years


Specialized and Advanced Flight Instruction:


  • Instruments, skis, floats, multi-engine, aerobatics, public benefit flight ops, flight reviews and instrument proficiency checks
  • Over 7,000 hours of flight experience in more than 200 types of aircraft