Aviation Resources

Industry organizations and regulatory government agencies that we work with frequently. 

SAFETY & INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS

Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) ASRS captures confidential reports, analyzes the resulting aviation safety data, and disseminates vital information to the aviation community.

Aircraft Owner and Pilots Association AOPA is a non-profit organization that advocates for general aviation. The attorneys of this firm are panel attorneys on AOPA's legal services program. 

Lawyer Pilots Bar Association LPBA is an international non-profit bar association that promotes aviation law through its quarterly journal and semiannual CLE meetings at resort locations. 

National Business Aviation Association The NBAA promotes the aviation interests of organizations utilizing general aviation aircraft for business purposes in the United States and worldwide.

National Air Transportation Association NATA represents the interests of the general aviation business community before Congress and federal, state and local government agencies.

Northern California Business Aviation Association NCBAA aspires to be a powerful force regionally, sponsoring advocacy for business aviation, promote aviation safety, and provide mentoring and development of business aviation professionals.

International Air and Transportation Safety Bar Association The mission of IATSBA is to enhance the professional legal education of its members and to foster collegiality and professionalism in the practice of aviation and transportation law. In addition, IATSBA seeks to advance the development of aviation and transportation law in a manner that improves the safety of transportation worldwide while protecting the rights and privileges of those individuals and companies active in the field.

Regional Airline Association The RAA provides a unified voice of advocacy for North American regional airlines aimed at promoting a safe, reliable, and robust regional airline industry.


REGULATORS

The Federal Aviation Administration The FAA of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation. These include the construction and operation of airports, air traffic management, the certification of personnel and aircraft, and the protection of U.S. assets during the launch or re-entry of commercial space vehicles.

National Transportation Safety Board - NTSB; independent federal agency charged by Congress with investigating every civil aviation accident in the U.S. and significant accidents in the other modes of transportation. 

Department of Transportation The mission of the DOT is to "Serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future."

Civil Aeromedical Institute The medical certification, research, and education wing of the FAA's Office of Aviation Medicine. Our overall mission is aviation safety. 

FAA Human Factors - information on human factors programs, products, and activities within the government, academia, and industry. 

FAA Center for Aviation Systems Reliability The Center for Aviation Systems Reliability (CASR) was established in 1990 to provide results that address the inspection needs of the commercial aviation industry and lead to safety improvements through their implementation.