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.

Mar 29, 2007 - 11:58 AM
Some 43 pilots in Northern California charged with making false statements on their applications for medical certifications entered plea agreements.
Mar 29, 2007 - 11:51 AM
A group of airports, local governments and residents has requested that Congress order the complete phase-out of all Stage 1 and Stage 2 aircraft regardles
Mar 29, 2007 - 11:45 AM
The pilot of the Greek government Falcon 900 that suffered an in-flight fatal upset (AIN, July 2002, page 59) is appealing his guilty conviction before the
Mar 29, 2007 - 7:25 AM
The FAA released Notice N8000.354, providing guidance to agency inspectors regarding the new two-year inspection authorization (IA) renewal period.
Mar 29, 2007 - 7:19 AM
The FAA released proposals for several special conditions related to the certification of the Dassault Falcon 7X, which is expected in the second quarter.
Mar 29, 2007 - 7:17 AM
Interested parties have until April 19 to comment on the FAA’s proposal to require all air-tour operators to be certified under Part 135 or 121 regulations
Mar 29, 2007 - 7:15 AM
As the industry digests the more than 100 changes the FAA has proposed to Part 61, some trade associations are taking positions on the more substantial cha
Mar 29, 2007 - 7:12 AM
Air East filed an appeal with the NTSB over the emergency revocation of its Part 135 certificate on March 8, grounding the Farmingdale, N.Y.
Mar 29, 2007 - 7:10 AM
April 16 is the comment deadline for two FAA proposals.
Mar 28, 2007 - 1:10 PM
The FAA will transition to e-mail distribution of ADs and special airworthiness information bulletins (SAIBs) and eliminate mailed paper versions.