So long ago and far, far away, Alan started to really learn the FAA regulations and all things related to aviation. He can quote the regulations to you backwards and forwards. He IS your go to for all things aviation related.
Involved in structuring operations of aircraft (particularly turbine aircraft) to avoid pitfalls presented by FAA claims of illegal air taxi operations. Extensive experience in structuring time share, interchange, joint ownership and aircraft lease agreements.
Ninety percent of the funds employed in developing, maintaining or repairing public use airports typically are provided by the FAA, with the airport owner/sponsor agreeing to honor FAA Sponsor Grant Assurances. Alan has extensive experience in both Part 16 formal complaints and Part 13 informal complaints to address violations of the FAA Sponsor Grant Assurances.
Prosecuting claims for injuries and wrongful death arising out of air crash litigation. Considerable experience in pursuing claims of product liability against aircraft/component manufacturers. Litigation against FAA certified repair stations for improper repairs resulting in post maintenance crashes.
Drafting and negotiating aircraft purchase agreements with consideration given to sales and use tax implications of the transaction, 1031 tax free exchanges, and the host of other issues that are presented in aircraft sales and purchases.
Litigation before the National Transportation Safety and appeals to the United States Circuit Courts of Appeal of revocation and suspension actions taken against airmen by the Federal Aviation Administration.
A Trusted Name In Aviation Law
For 35 years Alan Armstrong has been practicing aviation law in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Armstrong has written over one hundred articles on aviation law published in professional journals and periodicals. He is AV rated and listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
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On October 29, 2018, a Boeing 737 Max 8 operated as Indonesian Lion Air Flight 610 crashed in the Java Sea. The aircraft exhibited an erratic flight profile concluding with a vertical dive into the sea.read more
On March 17 2019, Alan Armstrong, aviation attorney and pilot is interviewed by CNN journalist George Howell about the crashes of two Boeing 737 max 8 aircraftread more
On February 22, 2019, the FAA Director of Airport Compliance found that the jet ban implemented by Palm Beach County at Lantana Airport violated FAA Sponsor Grant Assurance No. 22 .read more