Practice Areas

Aviation & Aerospace

Continual development and transformation in technology, services, regulation and geopolitics makes insurance in the aviation and aerospace industries exceptionally challenging. With every change come new risks, potentially unforeseen liabilities and complex insurance and coverage issues.  With nearly 30 years of experience in aviation law and insurance, our Aviation & Aerospace team brings an in-depth understanding of how best to navigate the interrelationship between the evolving technical issues, business relationships and coverage problems that are unique to the aviation and aerospace industry and its insurers.
 
Skarzynski Black’s knowledge of and broad experience in the industry, and understanding of the insurance implications for the same, includes:
 
  • General aviation first-party losses
  • Airport/FBO operations
  • High value catastrophic losses
  • Aircraft hull and liability coverages
  • Aviation commercial general liability
  • Comprehensive airline policies
  • Contingent coverage
  • War and allied perils
  • Fueling policies
  • Products liability coverages
  • Airport liability 
 
We are also on the leading edge of developments in insurance for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or “drones”).  Our attorneys assist insurers in drafting insurance wordings for UAV operators and publish articles and white papers on the insurance implications of privacy issues arising from widespread use of drones.