Fox Rothschild’s Aviation team knows the industry inside and out. And we’ve made it easy to find the Fox attorney for any particular aviation need.

Our Aviation Directory allows you to quickly identify Fox team members by their areas of focus in aviation law – from industry legislation, regulations, business goals and employment issues to manufacturing and maintenance hurdles, cutting edge urban air mobility trends and more.… Read More

On March 16, 2020, the White House declared a national emergency, retroactive to March 1, 2020.  The resultant “shutdown” of our county has impacted every phase of life in America, with the aviation industry among the hardest hit.

It is not just private industry that is affected.  Both the FAA and the NTSB are also under “stay at home” orders. What this means, at least relative to the NTSB, is that accidents which have occurred during this period of shutdown have generally not involved a field investigation. … Read More

On March 9, 2020, the Interim Investigation Report (“Report”) into the March 10, 2019, crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737-8 (MAX) was issued.  The Ethiopian Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau’s (“Bureau”)138 page Report devotes approximately two pages to a description of the pilot’s/copilot’s experience, hours, etc., and one page to Ethiopian Airlines training program.  There is virtually no analysis anywhere in the 138 pages of the crew’s performance. … Read More

In an article for Law360, Mark Dombroff explains how the Federal Aviation Administration and local governments continue to vie for control of the airspace being used by drones — an issue that will only intensify in the coming year.

The FAA has been working on new rules to permit drones to fly directly over large concentrations of people. These so-called remote identification rules will allow for detection and identification of unmanned aircraft no matter where they fly.… Read More

Aviation Symposium 2020“An Airplane Is Down…”
Lessons to Be Learned From Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines

February 4–6, 2020
The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

Join Fox Rothschild for a symposium on the major aviation issues of 2019, including the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines accidents and the many concerns they raise.

Symposium Topics:

  • What about the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines accidents should concern you?
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Jet Taking Off

On August 1 2019, we told our readers/followers that Plane-ly Spoken was coming in for a landing as the Aviation Team packed its luggage (and boxes) and re-located to a new airport.  Well, both the Aviation Team and Plane-ly Spoken have landed, taxied to the gate and unloaded our belongings.  And so, the Fox Rothschild Aviation Team welcomes you back on-board.… Read More