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 108th Congress became history at the end of last year and its pending legislation died on the vine.
A decision by the FAA that the landing-fee structure at California’s Santa Monica Airport (SMO) unjustly discriminates against certain types of aircraft ha
The FAA has extended the implementation deadline for the Handbook Bulletin for Airworthiness, 04-06D to August 31.
Eurocontrol is offering equipment exemptions until March 31 next year for operators flying to Europe without ACAS II (TCAS with Change 7).
As a result of its ongoing investigation into the November 28 fatal takeoff accident of a Challenger 604 in Montrose, Colo., the NTSB has issued a special
The FAA is inviting comments on final changes to U.S.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has introduced a proposal to extend the scope of its regulatory activities to include “air operation, aircrew li
• One of the annual Washington rituals calls for the President to send Congress an administration budget proposal for the next fiscal year.
• At press time, appropriations for the 12 government agencies were still in the holding pattern.
CHC Helicopter has ordered 12 Sikorsky S-92s and 13 AgustaWestland AW139s.