Legal Definition and Related Resources of Aircraft

Meaning of Aircraft

Any contrivance used, or designed for navigation of or flight in the air. 18 U.S. C. §47(c)( 1).

Related Entries of Aircraft in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Aircraft in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Aircraft in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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What does Aircraft mean in American Law?

The definition of Aircraft in the law of the United States, as defined by the lexicographer Arthur Leff in his legal dictionary is:

A vehicle for travelling in the air, i.e., a flying machine. In most contexts (notably life and accident insurance policies excluding aircraft-related causes) the term includes not only ordinary winged and wheeled selfpowered airplanes, but gliders, seaplanes, dirigibles, balloons, etc.


Legal English Vocabulary: Aircraft in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term aircraft into Spanish: avión (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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