- Adjunct Faculty
- John.Sabel@erau.edu Email
- Department of Undergraduate Studies
- College of Aviation
- Daytona College of Aviation
Areas of Expertise
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John V. Sabel, J.D.
John Sabel is an attorney and airline pilot, currently flying as an Airbus A-320 Captain. He served eight years as a Check Airman and FAA Aircrew Program Designee at a Part 121 air carrier. Sabel holds a Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law, and Aeronautical Science and Aviation Management degrees from Embry-Riddle. He has logged over 20,000 hours of flight time and holds an Airline Transport Pilot certificate (EMB-110, DC-9, B-737, B-757/B-767, A-319/A-320/A-321), a Flight Engineer certificate, a Certified Flight Instructor certificate, and Ground Instructor certificate. He represents pilots in FAA certificate action matters and serves as a consultant and expert witness for aviation-related litigation. Sabel is a member of the Allied Pilots Association’s Safety and Accident Investigation committees, and a contributing member of the Air Carrier Safety and Pilot Training Aviation Rulemaking Committee. His article, Airline-Airport Facilities Agreements – An Overview, is published in the SMU Journal of Air Law and Commerce.
- J.D. - Juris Doctor (Doctor of Jurisprudence) in Law, Duquesne University
Ratings and Certificates
DAV 714, ASCI 404
Over 40 years and 20,000 flight hours of civil aviation flying experience.
Memberships and Credentials
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
Allied Pilots Association
American Association for Justice
American Bar Association
Aviation Insurance Association
Defense Research Institute
International Air & Transportation Safety Bar Association
International Society of Air Safety Investigators
Lawyer Pilots Bar Association
National Aeronautic Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Society of Aviation and Flight Educators