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.

May 16, 2007 - 10:41 AM
Both sides claim a measure of victory in last Friday's U.S.
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May 14, 2007 - 7:13 AM
At a conference session here at EBACE this morning, delegates will hear an update on where business aviation stands in relation to long-awaited revisions t
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May 11, 2007 - 6:14 AM
Companies that have long been awaiting European approval for commercial single-engine operations under instrument meteorological conditions (SE-IMC), or at
May 10, 2007 - 12:13 PM
The FAA has proposed a number of <link http://dmses.dot.gov/docimages/pdf101/467876_web.pdf _blank - "revisions">revisions</link> to the rotorcraft one-eng
May 10, 2007 - 12:07 PM
As interested parties begin to delve into the newest FAA funding bill to arrive on Capitol Hill, reaction has been strong.
May 9, 2007 - 10:14 AM
Operators who own a share of a fractional aircraft are to be given the same Cape Town Treaty protection as sole owners have had since March 2006.
May 9, 2007 - 6:55 AM
New regulations being developed by Europe’s Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) may soon enable operators of HUD-equipped aircraft to hand-fly Cat II and Cat
May 8, 2007 - 11:46 AM
A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeking to make major changes to Parts 61, 91 and 141 closes for comments today.
May 4, 2007 - 10:49 AM
New regulations being developed by Europe’s Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) may soon enable operators of HUD-equipped aircraft to hand-fly Cat II and Cat
May 3, 2007 - 11:39 AM
Comments are due today on an FAA draft letter of interpretation released April 3 on the meaning of the term “known icing conditions.” At press time, 82 com