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A lesson for sellers of aircraft: make sure your 'as is' disclaimers work the way you intended
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2014

Virtually all used aircraft sales are documented as "as is, where is" transactions, where the seller expressly disclaims any warranties as to the


Rep. Henry Waxman urges FAA to immediately address lead in aviation gasoline
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2012

As mentioned in an earlier posts, "Industry-Government Task Force Report Sheds Light on Future of Aviation Gasoline," "Environmental Advocacy Group Sues EPA to Regulate Emissions from Aviation Gasoline," and "EPA Sets Its Regulatory Cross Hairs on Lead Aviation Fuel," leaded aviation gasoline, or avgas, remains a concern in the general aviation sector.


Aviation groups support measures to halt EU-ETS
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

Last week, the National Business Aviation Association (“NBAA”) continued its support for increased pressure and direct measures that would curb efforts of the European Union to include the U.S. aviation sector in the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (“EU-ETS”).


Bird strikes during aircraft takeoff and landing still a major issue
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2012

Bird strikes during takeoff and landing at airports is a major issue that affects safety in both the commercial and business aviation sectors.


FAA's no hazard to air navigation determinations challenged
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2012

As we discussed earlier in our post entitled "Offshore Wind Energy Turbines Pose No Threat to Air Navigation and Traffic Operations According to the FAA," the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) issued No Hazard to Air Navigation determinations for the Cape Wind offshore wind energy project located in the Nantucket Sound.


Offshore wind energy turbines pose no threat to air navigation and traffic operations according to the FAA
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2012

The Federal Aviation Administration affirmed its previous decisions that the Cape Wind offshore wind energy project poses no threat to air navigation and traffic operations.


Industry-government task force report sheds light on future of aviation gasoline
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2012

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Environmental Advocacy Group Sues EPA to Regulate Emissions from Aviation Gasoline” and “EPA Sets Its Regulatory Cross Hairs on Leaded Aviation Fuel,” leaded aviation gasoline, or avgas, is a concern in the general aviation industry.


FAA outlines the environmental risks to the aviation industry
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • March 13 2012

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) recently released its Aerospace Forecast for Fiscal Years 2012-2032.


Announcement of SEC investigation into disclosure of perks involving use of aircraft by executive
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2011

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal, “SEC Probes Nabors’s Executive Perks, Jets,” reported that Nabors Industries Ltd. had disclosed an informal Securities and Exchange Commission investigation related to perquisites and personal benefits received by the officers and directors of Nabors, including their use of non-commercial aircraft.


EPA sets its regulatory cross hairs on leaded aviation fuel
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2011

Avgas (aviation gasoline), the last type of leaded fuel available on the U.S. market, has recently drawn the scrutiny of EPA.