Government Regulations and Government

News about governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace.

A multifunction control display unit in aircraft cockpit shows a controller-pilo
Dec 2, 2011 - 1:35 PM
The FAA also declined comment on the expected DCIS contract value, but said the program is on track for a contract award next year. According to the DOT IG
Dec 1, 2011 - 6:20 PM
On Tuesday, Robert Sumwalt was sworn in for his second five-year term as an NTSB board member.
President Obama boards Air Force One
Nov 23, 2011 - 8:12 AM
A bill passed last week sayd the FAA/DOT must reinstate the aircraft tail-number blocking program it ended in August.
Presidential Airbus A330-200
Oct 3, 2011 - 12:10 AM
The refurbishment of a government Airbus A330-200 (used mainly for the president) ran €33.2 million (about $46 million) over budget, according to a recent
Federal agents arrested 22 employees at Boeing’s Ridley Park plant, which man
Sep 30, 2011 - 9:04 AM
DEA and FBI agents yesterday arrested 22 employees and former employees of Boeing’s Ridley Park, Pa.
Aug 31, 2011 - 8:45 AM
It took the <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/congressional-impasse-forces-faa-shutdown-30635/">furloughing of 4,000 “nonesse
Aug 31, 2011 - 3:30 AM
In the days and weeks leading up to the <a href="v">August 2 changes that eliminated the Block Aircraft Registration Request (Barr) program</a>, which for
Aug 30, 2011 - 8:40 AM
A group of Democratic senators sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner last month asking him to appoint conferees to FAA reauthorization talks before t
Aug 29, 2011 - 5:50 AM
Canada and the European Union have enacted a bilateral aviation safety agreement, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association announced.
Aug 28, 2011 - 5:40 AM
The U.S.