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ACRP 11-01/Topic 01-06 [Final]

Who is the Owner or Operator for Purposes of the Right to Self-fuel?
[ ACRP 11-01 (Legal Aspects of Airport Programs) ]

  Project Data
Funds: $31,000
Research Agency: Daniel Prather Ph.D.
Principal Investigator: James B. McDaniel
Effective Date: 1/1/2008
Completion Date: 3/1/2009
Comments: Results published in ACRP Legal Research Digest 8.




 Airport, government, environmental, and other interested attorneys; aircraft owner/operators; legislative and administrative personnel; airport developers; aviation managers; and researchers should find this digest useful to gain a thorough understanding of the meaning of and constraints involved with self-fueling. 



Status: The research is completed and published as ACRP Legal Research Digest 8.


This report, prepared by C. Daniel Prather, PH.D., A.A.E, of Prather Airport Solutions, Inc., identifies standards and procedures used in compliance with self-fueling. This report synthesizes  federal and local guidelines pertaining to self-fueling  and  defines and clarifies the meaning of aviation terms, such as self-fueling-which generally means using fuel obtained by the aircraft owner from the source of his/her preference. 

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