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.
With Congress out of town on vacation, FAA reauthorization and the question of user fees remained in limbo.<br /><br />The FAA has been operating on fundin
With the end-of-summer political conventions set for Minneapolis and Denver, the FAA transferred the general aviation security program designed for access
The House of Representatives on July 22 unanimously approved a bipartisan aviation bill that tightens the FAA’s airline maintenance oversight procedures an
Speaking at this year’s EAA AirVenture, acting FAA Administrator Bobby Sturgell defended the track record of various agency-industry cooperative safety and
If you’ve ever suspected that the right hand doesn’t know what the left is doing in Washington, Congress and the Transportation Security Administration (TS
The DOT’s plan to auction a single round-trip slot at Newark Liberty International Airport on September 3 sets a perilous precedent U.S.
The FAA recently stopped short of chiding OEMs for threatening to invalidate warranties if FAA-approved PMA (parts manufacturing approval) parts are used i
President Bush has appointed Mark Rosenker vice chairman of the NTSB for a two-year term that began August 9.
The FAA has extended the duration of third-class medicals from 36 calendar months to 60 calendar months (five years) and first-class medicals from six cale