avigation


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avigation

[‚a·və′gā·shən]
(navigation)
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(54.) Avigation easements are easements to "allow aircraft to fly through a given airspace." Cnty.
It is worth noting that, although takings of avigation easements for flight paths near airports often involve the payment of just compensation, the FAA has challenged wind turbines near airports on some occasions without offering compensation to landowners.
2d Aviation [section] 8 (2009) (noting that "[t]here is a conflict of authority as to whether an avigation easement may be obtained by prescription").
(233.) At least one case has applied a six year statute of limitations to preclude a takings claim for an avigation easement against the United States Government, with the six-year period beginning to toll when aircraft began flying over the subject property.
If there is one type of the bundle of rights taking that strikes fear into the hearts of property owners but, for some reason, matters little to the powers that be (condemnors), it's the avigation easement.
The avigation easement brings with it the threat of thundering planes, immense downfalls of soot and fuel leakage, shock waves that rattle pots and pans, restrictions on home lighting, height limitations, perpetual and continuing rights to all air space and underlying ground to ensure the safe and continuing fight of all aircraft to fly over the property.
Documents about avigation easements are notorious for their use of strong language.
Therefore, it is important to understand the terminology used and be able to anticipate the sequence of events that will "clinch the deal." An avigation pertains to the operation and navigation of aircraft.
Avigation Easement, Over 40 Acres of Land, More or Less, Anchorage, Territory of Alaska, D.C., 140 F.Supp.