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.
Pilots are urged to check notams carefully when operating in airspace affected by Presidential temporary flight restrictions, including the temporary closu
A Superior Court of Arizona judge has dismissed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Cessna stemming from the crash of a 1980 Model 210 in October 2000 th
A wrongful-death trial in connection with the fatal crash of a Gulfstream III in Aspen, Colo., on March 29, 2001, started last month in Los Angeles Superio
European nations apparently have resolved their objections over budgeting of Galileo, Europe’s $4.2 billion rival to GPS.
The DOT’s office of inspector general on June 16 opened a review of the FAA’s oversight of the growing use of regional jets and the resulting effects on op
In an unusual move, the FAA has proposed an AD that would require pilots to view a new icing-awareness training video before they could serve as PIC of Mit
The ongoing investigation into the fatal crash of a Bell 407 following a loss of engine power during a low-altitude hover has prompted the NTSB to ask the
The 2nd District Court of Appeals in Los Angeles has overturned a lawsuit stemming from a crash in 1998 of a 1976 Bell 205 claiming Bell Helicopter used fr
The FAA is again asking for public comments on its review of FAR Parts 135 and 125, which started last month in Washington, D.C.