The Air-Law team regularly gives a small insight into their accumulated aviation law knowledge in order to inform and enlighten members of the aviation industry about current and relevant topics. Publications can be found in the following trade press journals.
It is not uncommon to see aircraft with foreign registration at our airfields. From time to time actually visited and piloted by fellow pilots from abroad. Far more often, however, these aircraft are based at the airfield or have their regular location at another German airfield and belong to German nationals or are
Time and again, insurers refuse to pay benefits after air accidents because pilots were at the controls who are not on the contract. Anyone who lets others fly their aircraft should be sure to check their policy before doing so. The insurance conditions are always described unambiguously in the insurance contract for (comprehensive)
Anyone dealing with the new Continuing Airworthiness regulations without any legal expertise will first have to demonstrate staying power. This is because the new version of CAMO and CAO comes across as somewhat unwieldy. It took a while, but now general aviation and sport aviation have slowly become accustomed to the European continuing
Amendments to and tightening of the Aviation Security Act (LuftSiG) At the beginning of March, the Bundestag’s Interior Committee deliberated on a bill to tighten the ZÜP. In addition, on the motion of the FDP parliamentary group on the abolition of background checks for private pilots and air sportsmen. At the public meeting
The ZÜP remains, the Bundestag passed the amendments to the Aviation Security Act on March 5, 2020. The criticism voiced by experts at the Interior Committee meeting in early February 2020 went largely unheard. This law was intended to help reduce the risk of attacks such as those on the World Trade Center
Highlights such as, electronic flight log and flight time credit: Flight log…soon also electronically: On March 19, 2020, EASA published several AMC Amendments to Regulation (EU) No. 1178/2011. This regardless of the changes to the licensing regulation that will come into force on April 8, 2020, the operational and licensing requirements for gliding
Aviation Liability & Insurance
As a small helpful companion for lectures, flight schools and seminars, Frank Dörner, Martin Peschke and Jochen Hägele have published a lexicon with aviation law and insurance law terms, in which the relevant legal provisions can also be found.
Publications from 2014-2020