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.

May 23, 2008 - 6:45 AM
Once again, the deadly duo of “get-there-itis” and fatigue joined forces to seduce an airline crew into attempting a landing at Little Rock National Airpor
May 23, 2008 - 6:13 AM
Legislation to ban certain large transport aircraft that have hush kits from using all European airports starting next April has been scrapped by the Europ
May 22, 2008 - 7:14 AM
The Orange County, Calif.
May 22, 2008 - 7:12 AM
The Falcon 50, 900 and 900EX are among the first of several business jets to be the subject of a final AD as a result of the FAA’s special certification re
May 22, 2008 - 7:10 AM
Virtually all cargo aircraft will be required to have TCAS installed by Oct.
May 22, 2008 - 6:48 AM
Brazilian certification of the Embraer Legacy is expected this month, following the prototype’s return from its European tour.
May 22, 2008 - 6:45 AM
The French government has selected an area to build what it calls a third airport to serve Paris, but the area is in Chaulnes, a distant 85 mi north of the
May 22, 2008 - 6:44 AM
Operators of about 1,100 Honeywell TFE731-2, -3 and -4 engines have until December 31 next year to replace fan rotor discs with improved ones under a new A
May 22, 2008 - 6:37 AM
The National Air Transportation Association welcomed an 18-month delay in the compliance date for revised STC procedures.
May 22, 2008 - 6:36 AM
An incident in which the elevator controls on a Socata TBM 700 literally froze up and jammed because water accumulated in the fuselage and froze led to a F