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.

Oct 4, 2007 - 1:15 PM
The FAA issued a request for comment on proposed airworthiness standards for certification of the Bell/Agusta BA609–“a multi-turbine-engine powered-lift ca
Oct 4, 2007 - 10:00 AM
An aviation rulemaking committee (ARC) that includes five representatives from the regional airline industry has submitted the final draft of a proposal to
Oct 4, 2007 - 8:14 AM
RAA director of technical affairs Dave Lotterer knows perhaps as well as anyone that good intentions at the FAA don’t necessarily translate into sound acti
Oct 4, 2007 - 7:29 AM
• Trillions, billions and chump-change millions appear to be the common denominations being bandied about in halls of Congress.
Oct 4, 2007 - 7:24 AM
For the first couple of months this year, FAA Administrator Marion Blakey has been the most peripatetic agency head in recent years, making extended trips
Oct 4, 2007 - 7:05 AM
The chairman of the Senate aviation subcommittee has called on his colleagues in Congress and the entire aerospace industry to make the restoration of fede
Oct 4, 2007 - 6:30 AM
A Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) grant to support building an airline terminal complex at Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in For
Oct 4, 2007 - 6:27 AM
The FAA is reviewing a proposed revision to the approved noise-compatibility program that was submitted for Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR), Calif.
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:49 AM
The Transportation Security Administration’s notice of public meeting and request for comments on “Aircraft Repair Station Security” (Docket No.