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Aviation Happenings- Winter 2017

On December 12, 2017 by Schnader

The Winter 2017 edition of the Aviation Group’s newsletter examines some of the most recent and relevant cases and developments in aviation, including:

  • 3D Printing: Not Your Old Dot Matrix Printer!
  • District Court Again Upholds $2.8 Million Verdict Against Engine Manufacturer in Plane Crash Litigation
  • Nebraska Supreme Court Upholds Defense Jury Verdict for Cessna Aircraft in Caravan Icing Case Rejecting Unspecified “Malfunction Theory”
  • Preemptive Effect of Montreal Convention Affirmed by District Court
  • Montreal Convention Accident Inquiry Recently Addressed in Three Federal Cases, with Varying Results
  • NY Federal Court Reiterates that Federal Regulations Preempt State Law Standards for Pilot Conduct and Certification
  • California Federal District Court Grants and Denies Manufacturer’s Summary Judgment Motions Arising from Fatal Pre-Flight Collapse of Marine Corps CH-53 Helicopter Landing Gear
  • No Personal Jurisdiction in Cook County, Illinois Over Storage Company Despite Operating Warehouse and Registering to do Business in the State
  • FAA Drone Collision Study Concludes Current Aircraft Certification Standards are Inadequate

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