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.

Jun 26, 2007 - 10:42 AM
As Eclipse Aviation awaits FAA approval of a new-design pitot/angle-of-attack probe to prevent a freezing problem that occurred during three test flights,
Jun 26, 2007 - 10:41 AM
In response to “a number of accidents” in which the pilots had omitted or lied about substance/alcohol dependency during medical evaluations, the NTSB is r
Jun 21, 2007 - 10:25 AM
As the FAA’s major programs such as NextGen make their way through initial planning and implementation, at least a few members of Congress feel that the ag
Jun 21, 2007 - 10:21 AM
As a sign of possible things to come for business aviation, the European Commission and the FAA announced on Monday a joint initiative to reduce aircraft e
Jun 21, 2007 - 10:19 AM
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) last week relating to the “deductions for entertainment use of business ai
Jun 12, 2007 - 10:07 AM
Where is the House’s version of the FAA funding bill? That is the question industry is asking as time draws short to get it through committee and passed on
Jun 12, 2007 - 9:52 AM
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Jun 7, 2007 - 12:25 PM
Monday is the final day to comment on a proposed rule published by the FAA that, if enacted, would extend the duration of first- and third-class medical ce
Jun 7, 2007 - 12:19 PM
NTSB chairman Mark Rosenker told the House aviation subcommittee yesterday that his agency is disappointed with the FAA’s response to five of six aviation
Jun 7, 2007 - 6:27 AM
• As anticipated, President Bush vetoed the $124 billion bill for funding military operations.