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 11, 2007 - 6:39 AM
General aviation interests expressed consternation over a May 1 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) advisory warning the GA community against planned Al-
Oct 11, 2007 - 6:32 AM
A May 1 AD (2003-09-09) extends the provisions of an earlier airworthiness directive calling for a one-time inspection to check for chafed or damaged wirin
Oct 11, 2007 - 6:29 AM
In a letter sent in late April to U.S.
Oct 11, 2007 - 6:17 AM
The House subcommittee on aviation late last month signed off on the Aviation Security Technical Corrections and Improvement Act, legislation that would re
Oct 11, 2007 - 5:25 AM
By the middle of last month, both houses of Congress had given preliminary approval to separate legislation that would reauthorize appropriations for the F
Oct 11, 2007 - 5:06 AM
All holders of Part 135 certificates would be required to have an FAA-approved training program for handling designated hazardous materials, whether or not
Oct 11, 2007 - 5:03 AM
All holders of Part 135 certificates would be required to have an FAA-approved training program for handling designated hazardous materials, whether or not
Oct 10, 2007 - 6:33 AM
The structure of the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) is undergoing a major overhaul as the government responds to constant pressure from
Oct 10, 2007 - 5:31 AM
President Bush planned to sign legislation that will increase from 30 percent to 50 percent the first-year depreciation allowance for capital goods, includ
Oct 9, 2007 - 12:04 PM
Next month’s scheduled adoption of the final fractional operation rules–Part 91 Subpart K–will likely reignite the controversy between the FAA, JAA and som