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.

Apr 23, 2008 - 6:44 AM
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
Apr 23, 2008 - 6:26 AM
Air taxi operators are caught in a conundrum.
Apr 23, 2008 - 6:22 AM
Last month, the FAA handed off notam waiver requests to the Transportation Security Administration.
Apr 21, 2008 - 11:01 AM
The Russian government is considering softening the import tax requirements for business jets and certain types of on-board and airport equipment not produ
Apr 21, 2008 - 6:12 AM
The Bush Administration has proposed spending $759 billion next year for government agencies and programs other than Social Security, but more than half ha
Apr 16, 2008 - 9:41 AM
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
Apr 15, 2008 - 11:26 AM
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.
Apr 14, 2008 - 10:40 AM
Draft Advisory Circular 93-1, “Reservations for Unscheduled Flights at High Density Traffic Airports,” provides an overview of proposed changes to the slot
Apr 14, 2008 - 10:03 AM
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
Apr 11, 2008 - 12:05 PM
“Congestion pricing should be the FAA’s last resort, not its first,” noted AOPA president Phil Boyer.