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.
The NTSB today issued several recommendations to the FAA regarding the Cessna Citation 525's trim system.
The FAA has issued two new final rule amendments covering FAR Part 33 turbine engine certification standards.
Government officials continue to shine a spotlight on general aviation security.
Between now and December 31, the FAA is sending teams of aviation safety inspectors to conduct “special emphasis inspections” of all Part 135 charter opera
The Russian government has halved the import tax on larger business jets from 20 to 10 percent, according to the country’s Ministry of Economic Development
As a result of the Comair Flight 5191 crash in Lexington, Ky., the NTSB issued five safety recommendations to the FAA this week in an effort to mitigate ai
The Transportation Department’s inspector general told the House aviation subcommittee in July that possible extensions to the durations of medical certifi
FAA Administrator Marion Blakey will become president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) when her term as head of the agency ends Septem
The FAA recently issued Advisory Circular (AC) 91-78, which clarifies that electronic charts, whether obtained through installed or portable display, are l
A new Information for Operators dealing with risk assessment was released last month, specifically focusing on how it relates to a safety-management system