"Our dedicated team of attorneys, legal assistants and staff has a wealth of experience regarding the various issues involved in a range of transactions and operational matters. This experience allows us to be proactive in avoiding potential transaction delays and providing valuable insight to our clients while striving to achieve a cost-effective and efficient closing process."






J. Robert Kalsu
Aviation & Commerical Space Chair

Aviation & Commercial Space

Since the establishment of the Federal Aviation Administration Civil Aircraft Registry (FAA) in Oklahoma City more than 50 years ago, Crowe & Dunlevy has served the legal community regarding aviation counsel for clients.

The broad experience and knowledge of the Crowe & Dunlevy Aviation & Commercial Space Practice Group has resulted in a client list representing a who’s who of the aviation industry, including international air cargo carriers and airlines, domestic and international aircraft/helicopter manufacturers, internationally recognized lending institutions and operating lessors, fractional interest programs, corporate fleet flight departments and corporate and individual aircraft sellers and purchasers.

Crowe & Dunlevy aviation attorneys offer an array of legal services including:

  • Advising clients regarding FAA regulations and the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol
  • Issuing title and lien perfection opinions
  • Negotiating and drafting aircraft purchase documentation
  • Operations structuring
  • Ownership and leasing (multiple dry leases, time sharing, joint ownership, fractional programs, management arrangements)
  • Tax planning
  • Secured loans, operating and synthetic leases and other structured finance
  • Litigating disputes related to aircraft ownership, financing transactions and lien enforcement

Funds Escrow Services

Crowe & Dunlevy has a well-established practice providing trusted and reliable funds escrow services with a flat fee structure. Such services strive to provide reassurance to all parties involved that the sale, purchase and payoff funds are handled in a professional, efficient and safe manner.

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