The practice is a full service aviation law firm representing airmen and operators in all areas of aviation law including:
All Airmen Enforcement Matters, Part 121 & 135 Operations, Aviation DUI/DWI Pilot Licensing/Medical Matters, Airmen Medical Matters, BasicMed, Pilot's Bill of Rights Issues, Education and Seminars, Corporate Operations, Corporate Training, Part 135 Certification, Part 91 Operations, Part 121 and 125 Airline Representation, FAA Legal Interpretations, FAR Interpretations, Jet and Turbine Operations, TSA Matters, Operational Control, AIR 21 Matters, Rule 16 Airport Improvement Matters, JAA, JAR and International Aviation Legal Matters, ICAO, Hague and Montreal Convention International Matters, Airline and Airmen Criminal Matters, Maintenance and Airworthiness Issues, Aircraft Accidents and Incidents, Security Plan Preparation and Review, and Security related issues.
UAV/UAS FAA Commercial Operstions Exemptions and under 55 pound small UAS Drone operations.
Pilot's Bill of Rights 1 and 2 matters. Note that Mr. Lamonaca is on the Senate PBOR 2 Steering Committee.
Practicing Aviation Attorney, Professional Airline Transport Pilot, Instructor at Flight Safety International, and Appointed FAA Lead Safety Representative.
Professional Aviation Affiliations
Airline Transport Pilot - Turbine/Jet Type Rated
Remote Pilot Certificate (sUAS Drone)
Instructor - Flight Safety International
Flight Safety International Aviation Law Director, KILG Center
Professional Corporate Pilot
Civil Air Patrol Senior Member
Federal Aviation Administration Appointed FAA Safety Team Lead Representative
2007 FAAST Team Representative of the Year
Appointed Aviation Safety Counselor 1997 - Present
Member AOPA Pilot Lawyer Referral Panel
June 13, 2007 - Awarded the FAA Distinguished and Extraordinary Outstanding Service Award to the Federal Aviation Administration.
June 17, 2009 - Awarded the FAA Distinguished and Extraordinary Service Award to the United States Government.
June 30, 2010 - Awarded the FAA Distinguished and Extraordinary Service Award to the United States Government.
June 29, 2011 - June 24, 2016 - Awarded the FAA Distinguished and Extraordinary Service Award to the United States Government
May 2014 - Present - Pilot's Bill of Rights 2 Steering Committee with Senator James Inhofe
FAA Drone UAS/UAV Subject Matter Expert (SME)
FAA Part 107 Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Certificated
Expert Testimony and Seminars
Expert Testimony Mr. Lamonaca has written numerous aviation court related expert reports, and expert testimony in the aviation field is available Nationally and Internationally.
Seminars Mr. Lamonaca offers seminars to all of our clients, corporate operators, FBO's and individual pilots. These seminars can be custom tailored to your individual needs, or prepared by Mr. Lamonaca for your firm. All seminars can be done at your location, during stand down meetings, or a meeting facility can be arranged by the firm to suit your individual needs, Locally, Nationally or Internationally.
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