§ 240 Definitions
§ 241 Qualifications of Operator; Federal License
§ 242 Possession and Exhibition of License Certificate
§ 243 Aircraft; Construction, Design and Airworthiness; Federal Registration
§ 245 Air Traffic Rules
§ 246 Penalties for Violation of the Foregoing Provisions
§ 247 Examination of Wrecked Aircraft Before Destruction or Removal
§ 248 Aircraft On Lake Mahopac, Lake Moraine, Lake George, and Lake Oscawana, Owasco Lake and Greenwood Lake Prohibited
§ 248-A Operation of Aircraft On Certain Lakes in the Town of Lewisboro, County of Westchester
§ 249 Location of Privately-Owned Airports
§ 250 Service of Summons On Nonresidents or Residents Who Depart From State
§ 251 Liability of an Owner of Aircraft
§ 251-A Notice of Insurance Coverage in Aircraft Rental Agreements
§ 251-B Flight School Background Checks
§ 251-C Disqualification of a Flight Instruction School Applicant

Terms Used In New York Laws > General Business > Article 14 - Aircraft

  • Acrobatic flying: means maneuvers not necessary for normal flight and intentionally performed by an aircraft, involving an abrupt change in its attitude, an abnormal attitude or an abnormal acceleration. See N.Y. General Business Law 240
  • Aircraft: means any contrivance, now or hereafter invented, for avigation of or flight in the air, except a parachute or other contrivance designed for use, and carried primarily for safety equipment. See N.Y. General Business Law 240
  • Airport: means any landing area used regularly by aircraft for receiving or discharging passengers or cargo; or for the landing and take-off of aircraft being used for personal or training purposes. See N.Y. General Business Law 240
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Avigation: means the steering, directing or managing of an aircraft, in or through the air; and such term is here used as a substitute for "aerial navigation. See N.Y. General Business Law 240
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contemplation of death: The expectation of death that provides the primary motive to make a gift.
  • Control zone: means an airspace of defined dimensions extending upwards from the surface of the ground and including one or more airports and designated as such by the administrator of the federal aviation agency. See N.Y. General Business Law 240
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Flight visibility: means the average horizontal distance that prominent objects may be seen from the cockpit. See N.Y. General Business Law 240
  • Landing area: means any locality either of land or water, including airports and intermediate landing fields, which is used or intended to be used for the landing and take-off of aircraft, whether or not facilities are provided for shelter, servicing or repair of aircraft or for receiving or discharging passengers or cargo. See N.Y. General Business Law 240
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Operating aircraft: means performing the services of aircraft pilot. See N.Y. General Business Law 240
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.