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.
Some 43 pilots in Northern California charged with making false statements on their applications for medical certifications entered plea agreements.
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
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
The FAA released Notice N8000.354, providing guidance to agency inspectors regarding the new two-year inspection authorization (IA) renewal period.
The FAA released proposals for several special conditions related to the certification of the Dassault Falcon 7X, which is expected in the second quarter.
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
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
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.
April 16 is the comment deadline for two FAA proposals.
The FAA will transition to e-mail distribution of ADs and special airworthiness information bulletins (SAIBs) and eliminate mailed paper versions.