Regulations and Government

News about bills, laws, regulations and other governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace. Topics include FAA re-authorizations, taxes on fuel and aviation activities, environmental legislation, ICAO decisions, governmental mediation of labor conflicts and World Trade Organization disputes and decisions.

Apr 7, 2015 - 10:44 AM
AOPA estimates that New York sales and use taxes contributed to the loss of nearly 700 based aircraft in state since 2002.
Apr 6, 2015 - 5:53 PM
Allows Los Angeles Basin residents to review and identify helicopter operations and file a noise complaint about them.
Apr 6, 2015 - 10:35 AM
NBAA fears the proposal would significantly hamper a range of business aviation and GA operations.
Apr 2, 2015 - 4:46 PM
NATA uncovered PAC-funding scheme involving 20 employees and reported violation to FEC.
Apr 2, 2015 - 7:21 AM
The goal is to make Part 845 easier to understand.
Apr 2, 2015 - 2:00 AM
A calendar of important compliance deadlines.
Apr 1, 2015 - 2:26 PM
Proposal addresses lack of regulatory operational framework for non-commercial operations performed by air operator certificate holders.
Mar 31, 2015 - 1:55 PM
The agency is collaborating with industry to move forward on several key issues.
Mar 27, 2015 - 12:41 PM
Agency recommends two crewmembers on flight deck at all times
Mar 27, 2015 - 12:29 PM
EASA moving forward as timing in the U.S. remains uncertain.