Apr 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

AER 112 Aviation Laws and Federal Aviation Regulations

Lecture: 2 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Credits: 2
This course provides an in-depth study of the state, federal, and international regulations forming the structure of aviation law. Emphasis is placed on Federal Aviation Regulations Parts 61, 91, and 135 with additional emphasis on legal issues in aviation law. Upon completion, students should be able to apply legal principles and interpret federal air regulations.

Course is typically offered in Spring.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At successful completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Analyze legal rights in FAA investigation and enforcement.
  2. Correlate techniques for reducing liability as it applies to tort law.
  3. Examine the role of aviation insurance in reducing risk.
  4. Predict factors which should be considered in developing an accident response plan.
  5. Explore the legal implications of buying, selling, and leasing aircraft.
  6. Interpret case law as it applies to government applications of power.
  7. Synthesize similarities in employment law and airline labor law.
  8. Apply FAR interpretations to various careers in aviation.