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.

Oct 8, 2007 - 10:17 AM
A lawsuit in which four former Raytheon Travel Air pilots alleged they were fired because of their union-organizing activities when the company merged with
Oct 8, 2007 - 10:08 AM
On September 16 Bell Helicopter Textron officially filed its intent to appeal the dismissal of a lawsuit the OEM had filed against Able Engineering and Com
Oct 8, 2007 - 10:05 AM
The new European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) came almost silently to life last month–as if echoing the muted expectations that many in the aviation indus
Oct 8, 2007 - 7:52 AM
Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP) has launched its newest software platform–Navigator V.
Oct 8, 2007 - 7:18 AM
Williams Gateway Airport in Mesa, Ariz., and Roswell Industrial Air Center in Roswell, N.M., have been designated by the Customs and Border Protection Agen
Oct 8, 2007 - 6:58 AM
Bronx city councilman Oliver Koppell introduced a resolution into the New York state legislature calling for curtailing any plans to expand Westchester Cou
Oct 8, 2007 - 6:55 AM
A one-time inspection is required to ensure that all installation fasteners are in place for the left and right aileron balance weights on Gulfstream Vs, i
Oct 8, 2007 - 6:53 AM
For the second time since being adopted on Aug.
Oct 8, 2007 - 6:48 AM
The NTSB has called on the FAA to require more extensive inspections of transport-category airplanes for possible structural damage after they encounter se