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Legal Aspects of Aircraft Noise and Sonic Boom in The United States
The first part discusses federal legislation and regulations as they relate to aircraft noise abatement. The comprehensive and pervasive federal scheme is emphasized.
The second part summarizes attempts by state and local entities to control aircraft annoyances through altitude, noise level, and curfew ordinances.
The third part discusses the power of an airport proprietor with respect to enforcing aircraft noise abatement measures.
The fourth part discusses the availability of injunction and damage suits in dealing with aircraft noise.
The fifth part relates the needs for and obstacles to land use planning for aircraft noise abatement purposes.
The sixth part discusses the legal basis for claims for damages based upon sonic boom.
Christopher, W., "Legal Aspects of Aircraft Noise and Sonic Boom in The United States," SAE Technical Paper 710333, 1971,
O'Melveny & Myers
SAE/DOT Conference on Aircraft and the Environment
SAE 1971 Transactions-V80-A
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