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Mr. Dickstein represents manufacturers, repair stations, air carriers and distributors. His firm helps companies resolve a variety of legal disputes, through negotiation, training, lobbying, litigation, and other means.
The firm also represents several aviation industry trade associations, including the Aviation Suppliers Association, Aircraft Electronics Association, Airline Fleet Recycling Association, and Modification and Replacement Parts Association.


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Practice areas


  1. Aviation: 75%
    23 years
  2. Antitrust: 10%
    23 years
  3. International Law: 5%
    19 years
  4. Corporate: 5%
    23 years
  5. Intellectual Property: 5%
    17 years


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  • Adam L.K. Philipp

    I have known and respected Jason for many years. Jason brings a wealth of aviation knowledge and experience experience to his practice. If you are looking for a technology savvy and creative attorney who is a real problem solver, look no further. An additional point that should not be ignored; he is also a great guy.


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Contact info

Washington Aviation Group PC and the Law Offices of Jason A Dickstein

2233 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Suite 503
Washington, DC, 20007-4124

Suite 503
2233 Wisconsin Avenue Nw
Washington, DC, 20007



DCActive 200407/10/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law199303/31/2016
NYCurrently registered 199307/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
In Appreciation of Your Oustanding Service to AFRAAircraft Fleet Recycling Association2008
Letter of AppreciationFAA - Los Angeles Aircraft Certification Office2003
Certificate of AppreciationAir Carrier Purchasing Conference2002
Certificate of AppreciationAviation Suppliers Association2001
Certificate of AppreciationFAA - Miami Flight Standards District Office2000
Certificate of AppreciationMiami Maintenance Management Council1999
Certificate of AppreciationFAA - Miami Flight Standards District Office1999
SUPs National Prototype SeminarUnited States Federal Aviation Administration1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President and Managing PartnerWashington Aviation Group PC and the Law Offices of Jason A Dickstein1999 - Present
Vice President and General CounselAviation Suppliers Association1997 - 1999
Senior AssociateObadal & MacLeod, PC1992 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Production And Certification Industry Forum (PACIF)Founding Member2007 - Present
Modification and Replacement Parts AssociationPresident2007 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth CircuitMember2005 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitMember2003 - Present
Federal Aviation Administration Suspected Unapproved Parts CommitteeChairman2002 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the DC CircuitMember2000 - Present
Modification and Replacement Parts AssociationBoard of Directors2000 - Present
Aviation Suppliers AssociationSecretary1997 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember1997 - Present
Federal Aviation Administration Aviation Rulemaking Advisory CommitteeMember1995 - Present
Federal Aviation Administration Suspected Unapproved Parts CommitteeMember1994 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth CircuitMember1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Babbitt v. Surratt, NTSB Order EA-5527 (June 25, 2010).Case dismissed in client's favor; prevailed through all appeals
In the Matter of Stark AvionicsCase Dismissed; client received EAJA compensation for atty's fees
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Publication nameTitleDate
Avionics NewsU.S. Proposes to Regulate Foreign Trade in Non-U.S. Avionics2009
Avionics NewsCommerce Department Licensing Exceptions Vary for Exporting Avionics2009
Avionics NewsAsserting an Aircraft Mechanic’s Lien: One Way to (Finally) Get Paid2009
Avionics NewsCan the AEA Help Keep You Out of Jail?2008
Avionics NewsWhat Will the New Year Bring to the Avionics Community?2008
Avionics NewsWill Nations Meet the Safety Management Systems Deadline?2008
Avionics NewsState Department Guidance Makes Export Compliance More Difficult for Avionics Shops2008
Avionics NewsTax Benefits for Avionics Shops, Avionics Buyers2008
Avionics NewsWhistleblower Statute Can Impact Your Business2008
Avionics NewsDrug Testing: Are You Certain You Are In Compliance?2008
Avionics News2008: An Export Odyssey2008
Avionics NewsDoes Your Repair Station Have the Right Ratings?2008
Avionics NewsA Global Aviation Community: Facilitating International Cooperation to Ensure World Safety2008
Avionics NewsRepair Stations and Mechanics: An Important Relationship2008
Avionics NewsMaintenance Contracting: Can I Subcontract to My Own Employees?2008
PAMA NewsQuestion Authority, and Make Your Questions Count2000
Avionics NewsCongress Passes New Aviation Bill2000
PAMA NewsThe New Certificate Revocation Law2000
Aircraft Maintenance TechnologyProfessionalism: Manufacturing Regulations & Distributors2000
PAMA NewsWarning: This New NPRM Can Threaten Your Livelihood2000
TranslawPracticum: Airworthiness Directive Compliance Responsibility1999
The Air and Space LawyerFixing ‘Bogus Parts’ Before They Give Birth to Problems1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Tufts UniversityComputer Science / Philosophy Double MajorBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
EASA RM 145.017 MeetingDistributor Accreditation2011
2011 UBM Airline Purchasing ConferenceGlobal Harmony in PMA Part Regulations2011
2011 Gorham ConferenceWorking Together to Make PMA Successful2011
2011 CCMAPMA Parts: Safety, Reliability and Value2011
2011 Aviation Suppliers Association Annual ConferenceQuantum of Wholeness: Avoiding Fraud and Disappointment in Your Aircraft Parts Transactions2011
2011 Aviation Suppliers Association Annual ConferenceASA Government Affairs: The Regulations that Affect Your Business2011
2011 Aviation Suppliers Association Annual ConferenceExportese: Speaking the Language of International Business2011
2011 Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association Annual MeetingThe AFRA Recycling BMP2011
MMMC MeetingExportese: Understanding US Export Laws2010
FAA/EASA International Safety MeetingInteraction of Post Type Certification Modifications2010
ALTA Airline MeetingDeveloping a PMA Parts Strategy: Working with Leasing Companies as Partners2010
Airline Technical Purchasing & Maintenance ConferenceNegotiationg the Barriers to PMA Usage2010
2010 ASA/AFRA ConferenceExporting Aircraft Parts: Understanding the US Export Laws, Including Tips and Tricks for Making Sure Your International Transactions Go Smoothly2010
2010 ASA/AFRA Conference8130s Gone Wild!2010
2010 ACPCUsing Your Commercial Documentation to Get the Best Deal Possible2010
2010 ACPCThe Dirty Dozen of International Parts Transactions2010
CCMA 2009How Can an Air Carrier Begin Using PMA Parts?2009
Aviation Suppliers Association Regulatory WorkshopAviation Law for Aircraft Parts Distributors2009
Aviation Suppliers Association Export WorkshopExport Law for Aircraft Parts Distributors2009
7th Annual Aero-Engine Parts:'Repair or Replace?' ConferenceImporting Aircraft Parts from the United States2009
2009 ASA/AFRA ConferenceHairy Plodder and the Half Mud Rinse (Contract Law)2009
2009 ASA/AFRA ConferenceHairy Plodder and the Traceability Prints2009
Miami Maintenance Management CouncilFAA Policy Changes Affecting the Repair Station Community2008
Maintenance Outsourcing ConferenceFAA/EASA Rules and their Effect on Outsourcing2008
Gorham PMA ConferencePMA Parts Law (Key Note Speech)2008
ASA Annual ConferenceGovernment Affairs: FAA Regulations and Policies2008
ASA Annual ConferenceIndiana Dickstein and the Customers of Doom2008
ASA Annual ConferenceExporters of the Lost Ark2008
AEA 2008 ConventionContract Maintenance and 14 CFR 145.2172008
6th Annual Aero Engine: Repair or Replace? ConferencePMA Update2008
2008 MARPA Annual ConferenceState of the Industry Discussion: Recent Accomplishments and Future Challenges2008
16th Annual Aero-Engine Cost Management ConferenceAre the Rules Governing PMA Manufacture Valid in the Modern Environment?2008
NACA Maintenance CouncilApproved and Unapproved Aircraft Parts2007
ASA Annual ConferenceAviation Law Update2007
ASA Annual ConferenceAre Your Terms and Conditions Serving Your Needs?2007
ASA Annual ConferenceExport Law for Aviation Suppliers2007
AEA Annual ConventionThe Rules About Maintenance2007
AEA Annual ConventionPaperwork Practices for Commercial Success2007
AEA Annual ConventionDoing Business Internationally2007
MARPA Annual ConferenceAviation Regulatory Law Update for PMA Holders2006
Gorham PMA ConferenceIntellectual Property and PMAs2006
ASA Annual ConferenceExport Law for Aviation Suppliers2006
MMMCFAA Regulations2005
Gorham PMA ConferenceInstant Law for PMA Holders2005
FAA Designated Engineering Representative TrainingBusiness Law for DERs2005
EASO Annual ConfererenceUS Aviation Law for European Suppliers2005
LA ACO DER General SessionLaws Affecting DERs and Their Businesses2003