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.
A final rule published last Friday harmonizes FAR Part 36 light, propeller-driven airplane noise certification standards with international standards and p
Under a <link http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/01jan20071800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2007/E7-6652.htm _blank - "notice of proposed rulemaking">notice
Effective September 1, operators will be required to use a new set of flight plan aircraft equipment suffixes to indicate advanced navigation capabilities.
Pilots will now have several more months to comply with the new second-in-command (SIC) type rating rule.
A supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking has been issued that modifies previously proposed (Nov.
NBAA and the National Air Transportation Association are creating a joint working group to address the fuel tax provisions of the Highway Bill that was sig
Seven industry trade groups are asking the FAA to delay by six months the effective date–currently September 2–of new flammability requirements for aircraf
The FAA has decided not to require the use of child-restraint systems (CRSs) on aircraft, but is amending regulations to allow the use of CRSs approved und
Prospective European clearance for commercial single-engine operations in IMC or at night (SEIMC for short) continues to progress through regulatory approv
Following the fatal crashes of a Piper Navajo on September 1 in Bogotá and an MD-82 operated by Colombian carrier West Caribbean Airlines on August 16 in V