NBAA Associate Member Advisory Council

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Kent Jackson

Founder and Managing Partner, Jackson & Wade, L.L.C.

Kent JacksonKent S. Jackson is founder and managing partner in the law firm of Jackson & Wade, L.L.C. His practice focuses on airport funding and legal issues, structuring aircraft transactions and a broad range of aviation regulatory advice. He assists clients in establishing appropriate operating structures for Part 91, Part 135, Part 375, Part 380 and complex hybrid operations.

Jackson is a past chairman of the NBAA’s Tax Committee and was a principal participant on the FAA’s Fractional Ownership Aviation Rulemaking Committee and the Part 125/135 Aviation Rulemaking Committee. Jackson is a type-rated airline transport pilot, flight instructor and repairman with flight experience in Part 91 and 135 operations. Jackson is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, Kansas, Missouri and New York.

Since 1993, Jackson has authored or co-authored all editions of Federal Aviation Regulations Explained. Published by Jeppesen, the books illustrate and explain the policies behind the regulations, including explanations of specific situations.

Kent Jackson received his B.A. with Distinction and Departmental Honors in English from the University of Kansas in 1985 and his J.D. from the University of Kansas in 1988.

Last updated December 21, 2012