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.

Nov 26, 2007 - 8:29 AM
For years, the marketers of the Emergency Vision Assurance System (EVAS) have been asking the FAA to require the product.
Nov 26, 2007 - 8:23 AM
Although Congress passed a continuing resolution in late September that was to keep the FAA operating until October 31, the political firefight over contra
Nov 26, 2007 - 8:21 AM
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
Nov 26, 2007 - 8:04 AM
State aviation directors across the country face myriad airport problems, including some that directly affect users, the future of airports and airport ope
Nov 26, 2007 - 7:09 AM
Congress last month once again extended the FAA’s current authorization and aviation taxes until December 14, making it increasingly unlikely that the ques
Nov 15, 2007 - 10:48 AM
The FAA today issued a <link _blank>notice of proposed rulemaking</li
Nov 6, 2007 - 3:19 AM
• 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.
Nov 6, 2007 - 3:15 AM
To bring the U.S.
Nov 6, 2007 - 3:12 AM
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
Nov 2, 2007 - 11:24 AM
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