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Suggested Citation:"ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Overview of Airport Duties and Standards of Care in Airfield Accident Cases. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24940.
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46 ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS AAIA Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982 ACAA Air Carrier Access Act ACM Airport Certification Manual ADA Airline Deregulation Act, which amended the FAAct in 1978 ATSSSA Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act of 2001 FAA Federal Aviation Administration FAAct The Federal Aviation Act of 1958, as amended FBO Fixed Base Operator FTCA Federal Tort Claims Act ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization NCR National Car Rental NOTAM Notice to Airmen RPZ Runway Protection Zone RSA Runway Safety Area UNICOM Universal Communications

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TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Legal Research Digest 33: Overview of Airport Duties and Standards of Care in Airfield Accident Cases provides an overview of the legal duties and standards of care that may create liability when operating a public airfield. It discusses negligence principles and reviews duties and standards of care in an airfield accident context, including the extent to which federal preemption may apply. The digest concludes with a section discussing many types of airfield conditions that have allegedly contributed to an accident or to liability concerns in past cases.


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