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Located just miles from the Federal Aviation Administration Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, the law firm of McAfee & Taft has distinguished itself in the field of aviation law as having one of the largest and most experienced FAA aviation groups in the United States. 

Recognized as experts in the field, many of the aviation lawyers are featured speakers at regional, national and international aviation conferences on a variety of topics related to aircraft title, finance and regulatory law and related matters, including the Cape Town Convention, the new international treaty that has a significant impact on the perfection and enforcement of rights in aircraft and engines.

McAfee & Taft’s Aviation Group actively represents local, national and international clients – from individuals to leaders in industry – on a wide spectrum of aviation matters, including the documentation of aircraft transactions, aircraft title and registration matters, escrow closings, closing and post-recordation opinions, and aircraft title insurance. 

The firm also has significant experience in assisting a wide variety of clients in the fastest growing area of practice in the industry – fractional ownership of aircraft.  McAfee & Taft attorneys are skilled at balancing tax, securities and FAA regulatory considerations in dealing with fractional programs, time-sharing arrangements, joint ownerships, interchange agreements and operational issues as a way to help clients better utilize their aircraft.

For more information regarding our specific areas of expertise, please select from the links on the right.


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Articles

The Cape Town Convention: An Evolving Process (with Side Notes on Selected Issues)

The Cape Town Convention: An Evolving Process (with Side Notes on Selected Issues)

International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Law | 2015

The Cape Town Convention: An Evolving Process (with a Side Note on Non-Citizen Trusts)

International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Law | 2014

The Cape Town Convention: Key Issues for the Practitioner

International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Law | 2013

Registration rule impacts all U.S. aircraft

The Journal Record | September 23, 2010

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