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.
For years, the marketers of the Emergency Vision Assurance System (EVAS) have been asking the FAA to require the product.
Although Congress passed a continuing resolution in late September that was to keep the FAA operating until October 31, the political firefight over contra
At the NBAA Convention last month, credit for a recent increase in used aircraft sales was frequently given to the bonus depreciation benefit that is part
State aviation directors across the country face myriad airport problems, including some that directly affect users, the future of airports and airport ope
Congress last month once again extended the FAA’s current authorization and aviation taxes until December 14, making it increasingly unlikely that the ques
The FAA today issued a <link http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/rulemaking/recently_published/media/29291.pdf _blank>notice of proposed rulemaking</li
• By a vote of 404 to 14, the House of Representatives passed a stopgap funding bill that would keep government agencies running until November 16.
The International Civil Aviation Organization agreed at its fall meeting in Montreal to create a new group of senior government officials to recommend an a
A proposed AD would mandate replacing the pitot probes on nearly 160 U.S.-registered Hawker 800XPs because of reports that they have frozen above FL290, ca