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.
Gulfstream 100s, Astra SPXs and 1125 Westwinds are the latest business jet models to be the subject of an AD as a result of the FAA’s special certification
Air taxi operators are caught in a conundrum.
Last month, the FAA handed off notam waiver requests to the Transportation Security Administration.
The Russian government is considering softening the import tax requirements for business jets and certain types of on-board and airport equipment not produ
The Bush Administration has proposed spending $759 billion next year for government agencies and programs other than Social Security, but more than half ha
The NTSB issued two recommendations to the FAA as a result of its investigation into the March 29, 2001, fatal crash of a chartered Gulfstream III at Aspen
Design changes to resolve a manufacturing problem with the wing leading-edge anti-ice system of the Premier I were under way at press time.
Draft Advisory Circular 93-1, “Reservations for Unscheduled Flights at High Density Traffic Airports,” provides an overview of proposed changes to the slot
The Global Express, Airbus Corporate Jetliner, Boeing Business Jet and all other aircraft with a mtow of 95,000 lb or more and used in private charter oper
“Congestion pricing should be the FAA’s last resort, not its first,” noted AOPA president Phil Boyer.