US – National Transportation Safety Board News – 1 March 2015

A summary of this weeks activity and downloadable files of new reports published by the self-proclaimed, “world’s premier independent agency for accident investigation.”

PRESS RELEASES ISSUED THIS WEEK – 4

AVIATION SAFETY RECOMMENDATION LETTERS ISSUED THIS WEEK – 0

AVIATION MISHAP REPORTS ISSUED THIS WEEK – 42

  • New reports released this week – 39
  • Revised reports released this week – 3

AVIATION PRELIM REPORTS RELEASED THIS WEEK – 15 – AVG LATENCY 16 DAYS

AVIATION FACTUAL REPORTS RELEASED THIS WEEK – 7

  • Field Investigations (NTSB) – 3 (43%) – Avg Latency 644 Days After Event
  • Limited Investigations (delegated to FAA) – 1 (14%) – Avg Latency 165 Days After Event
  • Data collection reports (CA) – 3 (43%) – Avg Latency 138 Days After Event
  • Incident report (IA) – 0 (0%)
  • Other (public use, foreign, etc.) – 0 (0%)
  • Number of factual reports more than one year old issued this week – 3

REPORTS OF PROBABLE CAUSE RELEASED THIS WEEK – 19 NEW – 0 REVISED

SUMMARIES OF NEW REPORTS:

 

49th ANNUAL SMU AIR LAW SYMPOSIUM – March 26, 2015

49th ANNUAL SMU AIR LAW SYMPOSIUM
March 25-26, 2015, Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas, 221 East Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, Texas 75039
Come see why this is the oldest and largest aviation law symposium.  Some of the finest speakers in the business will be there along with luxurious accommodations and unprecedented networking opportunities.

The Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas offers the Dallas area’s largest guest room accommodations, contemporary amenities, state-of-the-art meeting facilities, a full-service day spa and salon and a world-class art collection. The hotel is easily convenient to both DFW and Love Field. Phone (888) 444-OMNI (6664) or (972) 556-0800 for room reservations

For symposium registration phone 214 768 2570, fax 214 768 3946 or online at this link

Here’s a small sample of the many fine presentations expected at this years symposium:

Michael L. Slack, Slack & Davis, L.L.P. – Countdown to Success: Preparing the Plaintiff’s Case for Trial
Elizabeth B. Wright, Thompson Hine – Communicating With Your Jurors: From Baby Boomers to Millennials
Stephen A. Wood, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. – The False Claims Act: What the Aviation Practitioner Needs to Know About Whistleblower Claims and Their Defenses
Patrick M. Graber, McCullough Campbell & Lane LLP – Simple Jurisdiction Rules a Greater Predictability: Daimler AG v. Bauman
Don Swaim, Cunningham Swaim, LLP – After the Crash, Where Do You Land?

Panel – Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Panelists:
Ladd C. Sanger – Slack & Davis, L.L.P. (moderator)
Paul A. Lange – Law Offices of Paul A. Lange, LLC
Richard Ritorto – Martinez & Ritorto, P.C.
Raymond L. Mariani – Murray, Morin & Herman, P.A.

Friday Luncheon speaker
Julie G. Duffy, Textron Inc. – The View from the General Counsel’s Office: What We Respect in Our Outside and Opposing Counsel

 

49th ANNUAL SMU AIR LAW SYMPOSIUM – Early Registration ends Feb 27, 2015

49th ANNUAL SMU AIR LAW SYMPOSIUM
March 25-26, 2015, Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas, 221 East Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, Texas 75039
Come see why this is the oldest and largest aviation law symposium.  Some of the finest speakers in the business will be there along with luxurious accommodations and unprecedented networking opportunities.

The Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas offers the Dallas area’s largest guest room accommodations, contemporary amenities, state-of-the-art meeting facilities, a full-service day spa and salon and a world-class art collection. The hotel is easily convenient to both DFW and Love Field. Phone (888) 444-OMNI (6664) or (972) 556-0800 for room reservations

For symposium registration phone 214 768 2570, fax 214 768 3946 or online at this link
Early registration ends Friday, February 27, 2015
Discounted hotel rates available until Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Here’s a small sample of the many fine presentations expected at this years symposium:

Jonathan S. Ziss, Goldberg Segalla LLP – Recent Developments in Aviation Law
Bradley Preamble, Federal Aviation Administration – Debunking the Myths Surrounding the Administrative Claim Process
William D. Blakely, Polsinelli PC – The Alien Tort Statute, the Government Contractor Defense, the Political Question Doctrine
Richard T. (Tom) Stilwell, Baker Hostetler LLP – Keep Calm and Fly On: Your Essential Guide to the Air Carrier Access Act
Marshall S. Turner, Condon & Forsyth LLP – Globalization of Aviation Manufacturing: Avoiding Potential Pitfalls in the Aircraft Certification Process

Insurance Panel – Current Aviation Insurance Claims Issues
Panelists:
David Chipperson – Global Aerospace Inc.
Zoe Layden – Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty
Sherry J. Ortiz – USAIG

Thursday Luncheon speaker
Theresa L. Kraus, Ph.D., Federal Aviation Administration – A History of the FAA

 

 

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