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.

Oct 1, 2008 - 9:46 AM
One of the tools in the FAA’s kit is the special certification review (SCR).
Oct 1, 2008 - 9:31 AM
Because there are few business jets registered in Russia, almost all business jets flying into the nation are foreign-registered and therefore subject to t
Oct 1, 2008 - 8:21 AM
Congressional hearings are often contentious, and the House aviation subcommittee investigation of the Sept.
Oct 1, 2008 - 7:05 AM
When the new president takes office in January, among the myriad issues he’ll address will be the concerns of the aviation community.
Oct 1, 2008 - 6:29 AM
The FAA (Booth No.
Oct 1, 2008 - 5:08 AM
PMA manufacturers might have a harder time exporting their civilian aircraft parts due to a new International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR rule) issue
Sep 30, 2008 - 11:56 AM
A near runway collision between a United Airlines regional jet and a Cessna 172 at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Allentown, Pa., on Septembe
Sep 30, 2008 - 11:39 AM
A cost-benefit case for ADS-B equipage of general aviation aircraft cannot be made, concluded an Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) in a report published
Sep 30, 2008 - 11:26 AM
According to UBS Investment Research’s business jet update issued on Friday, U.S.
Sep 30, 2008 - 10:44 AM
The FAA’s Service Difficulty Reporting System (SDR) database is undergoing maintenance and should be available for queries after testing is complete, accor