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 30, 2007 - 10:45 AM
Once again general aviation is put in a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” situation.
Mar 30, 2007 - 10:30 AM
The NTSB has recommended that the FAA issue a regulation similar to FAR 119.39 to apply to applicants for a Part 145 repair station certificate.
Mar 30, 2007 - 7:49 AM
If asked today for their views about automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), many pilots might respond that it was developed to meet the unique
Mar 30, 2007 - 7:48 AM
Although the FAA warned business jet operators that there was no way it could extend a January 1 deadline for installation of emergency locator transmitter
Mar 29, 2007 - 1:25 PM
While the Aerospace Industries Association calls for more money for aeronautics research and development, the Bush White House wants a NASA budget that wou
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.