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.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) last month extended the compliance date for the Twelve-Five Standard Security Program (TFSSP), which will
Addressing some 1,000 delegates at the 11th annual Airports Council International conference last month, FAA Administrator Marion Blakey emphasized safety,
In response to a problem of water freezing inside the Citation Encore’s emergency pressurization valve, Cessna next month will issue a Service Bulletin (SB
Bombardier Aerospace and Beijing-based China Ocean Aviation Group have introduced a new Challenger 800 corporate shuttle into service in the People’s Repub
After discovering last September that both companies were planning to launch their own RVSM certification programs for the Learjet 20 series, Avcon and Biz
Avmats of Chesterfield, Mo., has received RVSM STC group approval for Sabreliner 65s.
Transport Canada has approved the Piaggio Avanti to operate in reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM) airspace in Canada.
Eclipse Aviation, FAA and JAA (Joint Aviation Authorities) representatives met for the first time in Rome on October 24.
The Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) received FAA type certification on October 28.
The FAA has said it might raise decision heights on instrument approaches at Hanscom Field, Boston’s primary general aviation reliever airport in Bedford,