Jason Dickstein

Mr. Dickstein is the President of the Washington Aviation Group, a Washington, DC-based aviation law firm. He represents several aviation trade associations, including the Aviation Suppliers Association, the Aircraft Electronics Association, the Air Carrier Purchasing Conference, and the Modification and Replacement Parts Association. He also represents private clients drawn from the spectrum of the aviation industry.
Jason Dickstein has written 353 posts for MARPA

It is Not Too Late to Register for Dublin

Is it too late to register for the Dublin Conference? No! We always welcome registration at the door. Continue reading


Spirit Airlines Will Own 14 More A319s

Spirit Airlines is purchasing 14 A319 aircraft that it had previously been leasing. As those aircraft come off lease, this should eliminate artificial impediments to use of PMA on those aircraft. Continue reading

Using the Southwest Accident to Help Improve Safety

Some details on the Southwest 1380 accident that may be useful to a PMA company’s own investigation and safety management undertaking. Continue reading

Chinese Suppliers and Tariffs

Do you have Chinese suppliers? Aircraft parts from China have been specifically identified as a target for a new 25% tariff; but there is still an opportunity to influence the final list. Continue reading

The Chinese Government Supports PMA!

Liu Yanli was a featured speaker at the 3rd Annual Civil Aviation Parts Management Forum in Shanghai, China. Mr. Liu has a long title. He is a Senior Engineer from the China Academy of Civil Aviation Science and Technology, Civil Aviation Authority of China. The short version of this is that he’s from the government … Continue reading

Delta Promotes Their PMA Guru, David Linebaugh

Delta TechOps has announced that Linebaugh has received a much-deserved promotion to Manager of the PMA Approval Team. Continue reading

What’s On Tap for New Rules?

The Federal Government has released the latest revision of the Unified Agenda, and several of the FAA projects could affect the MARPA Community. Continue reading

FAA Plans Jan. Webinar on New China Trade Agreement

The FAA will hold a webinar for industry on January 17 to discuss the FAA’s new Agreement with China (IPA). Continue reading

Selling PMAs to China? New FAA Policy Harms PMA Exports!

CHINA EXPORT ALERT: The United States has signed a new Agreement with China that prevents the export of certain aircraft parts – and these were parts that were legal to export to China before the new agreement. Continue reading

Happy Love Your Lawyer Day!

Did you show your lawyers some love, today? Don’t worry. We will still be there for you, when you need us. Continue reading