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.

Apr 2, 2007 - 7:51 AM
A Circuit Court judge refused to grant a new trial to the family of the late Missouri Gov.
Apr 2, 2007 - 7:49 AM
As part of an increase in the FAA’s regulatory-enforcement program, aircraft owners have until July 31 to complete and return the triennial aircraft regist
Apr 2, 2007 - 6:47 AM
Angel Flight Northeast, one of six regional divisions of the national volunteer-pilot program, recently signed an agreement with the Homeland Security Depa
Apr 2, 2007 - 6:46 AM
The FAA has posted two new documents on its Web site to help business aircraft operators deal with the upcoming January 20 deadline for domestic reduced ve
Apr 2, 2007 - 6:45 AM
A notam for aircraft flying in the Washington ADIZ that was instigated by an incident last month involving a Kentucky State Police King Air is inappropriat
Apr 2, 2007 - 6:31 AM
Personal use of corporate aircraft is coming under increasing attack by Congress.<br />A bill has been submitted in the House of Representatives that seeks
Apr 2, 2007 - 6:30 AM
The road to RVSM approval can be as smooth as a ribbon of freshly laid desert highway or as rough as a rock-strewn forest switchback.
Apr 2, 2007 - 5:52 AM
Are you frustrated by what you believe are some illogical, outdated, stifling or just plain crackpot regulations? Now is your once-in-every-three-year chan
Mar 30, 2007 - 1:11 PM
With election time nearing, look for presidential candidates to fuss, fret and be defensive about government spending.
Mar 30, 2007 - 1:07 PM
After a journey to the Far East that took them to Singapore, China and Japan, FAA brass returned home carrying amended bilateral aviation safety agreements