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 9, 2007 - 7:29 AM
Prospective European clearance for commercial single-engine operations in IMC or at night (SEIMC for short) continues to progress through regulatory approv
Apr 5, 2007 - 11:38 AM
Following the fatal crashes of a Piper Navajo on September 1 in Bogotá and an MD-82 operated by Colombian carrier West Caribbean Airlines on August 16 in V
Apr 5, 2007 - 11:28 AM
In response to what it referred to as “inaccurate speculation” in the media and elsewhere about the status of fuel supplies in the aftermath of Hurricane K
Apr 5, 2007 - 11:19 AM
The FAA is scheduled tomorrow to officially release a notice that extends to June 6 next year the compliance deadline for the new second-in-command type ra
Apr 4, 2007 - 1:18 PM
Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) transmission requirements will again change.
Apr 3, 2007 - 11:41 AM
“So now the guy I send seat covers to for cleaning has to have a drug program?” one irate Part 145 operator practically shouted into the telephone.
Apr 3, 2007 - 7:24 AM
Business aviation continues to be a bright spot in the FAA’s annual aviation forecast, with top executives of two business jet manufacturers and the leadin
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:35 AM
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has quietly suspended enforcement of the rule that allowed the agency to revoke a pilot’s certificate for
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:31 AM
Manufacturers of newly designed helicopters will have to meet slightly revised U.S.
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:30 AM
The FAA is proposing a technical standard order (TSO) for night vision goggles.