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News about governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace.

Oct 12, 2010 - 6:20 AM
Looking for information on the FAA’s OpSpecs Web site? As of August 31, the FAA shut down www.opspecs.com and moved all of that material to other Web sit
Oct 7, 2010 - 12:06 PM
This morning the FAA announced its long-awaited <link http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/rulemaking/recently_published/media/2120_AJ53_NPRM.pdf _blank
Oct 7, 2010 - 12:04 PM
Following successful ADS-B deployment at key sites in Alaska, the <link news/single-news-page/article/ads-b-making-life-easier-for-gulf-helicopter-pilots-2
Sep 30, 2010 - 7:19 AM
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is said to be close to responding to an FAA request that it withdraw a June notice that seeks to impose a total
Sep 30, 2010 - 5:43 AM
The FAA’s Draft Advisory Circular 20-147A released last month provides new guidance to aircraft manufacturers on compliance with regulations covering eng
Sep 29, 2010 - 5:58 AM
The FAA has assigned the Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC) the new task of ­reviewing and submitting recommendations in response to the agenc
Sep 28, 2010 - 11:46 AM
The Senate last month passed its version of <link news/single-news-page/article/congress-delays-decision-on-bonus-depreciation-renewal-25876/>bonus depreci
Sep 28, 2010 - 11:07 AM
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has partnered with AIC Title Service to offer a program that will help aviation businesses and individ
Sep 28, 2010 - 10:49 AM
Francis Vieira, a former contract pilot of now-defunct Platinum Jet Management, pleaded guilty yesterday to “conspiring to defraud charter customers and br
Sep 28, 2010 - 10:09 AM
General aviation groups hailed the passage late last month of a bonus depreciation bill, H.R.5297, that will allow for accelerated depreciation of business