It is an fascinating story since it outlines some history associated with the introduction of aircraft. The most fascinating part of this story is the role played through the US Post Office in introducing aircraft in the US. From the post, it is apparent that the support of the US…
When she took off to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1927, Amelia Earhart was a social worker living in Boston. A transatlantic flight was sponsored by the publishing firm G. P. Putnam and Sons, and Amelia was the first woman to do so. The story of her flight has…
Political concerns, as well as public awareness of the environmental impacts brought on by the development of civil aviation, have risen over the last 30 years. As concern for the atmosphere continues to increase, attempts are still being made to resolve emissions of carbon and nitrogen oxides into the environment….
This is an issue that concerns the delegation of permission to overfly international aircraft. Airspace sovereignty remains the property of the state. In particular, each nation is restricted to a few nautical miles beyond which it cannot assert sovereignty over airspace. For example, in situations where the armed forces of…
Sovereignty is the control of the airspace shared with a particular state. It can be described as the right of a country to exercise regulatory, legislative and judicial authorities in the form of national airspace. Under Article 28 of the Chicago Convention, supremacy is the duty of the State (Chrystel,…