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 19, 2006 - 12:02 PM
Prospective European clearance for commercial single-engine IMC operations (SEIMC) continues to progress through regulatory approval stages but will not co
Oct 19, 2006 - 11:59 AM
Cyril Baert believes he has found a new market niche for single-engine turboprop aircraft in France’s business aviation sector despite yet another postpone
Oct 19, 2006 - 11:21 AM
In a letter to all 535 members of Congress, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) highlighted what it calls “costly and ill-conceived provisio
Oct 19, 2006 - 11:20 AM
“The MU-2B turboprop does not need yet another certification review,” according to AOPA.
Oct 19, 2006 - 10:39 AM
The deadline for commenting on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) plan to reopen Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to some gene
Oct 19, 2006 - 10:25 AM
October 28 is the comment deadline for the UK’s Department of Transport (DoT) proposal to prevent foreign-registered aircraft from being based in the UK “b
Oct 19, 2006 - 10:09 AM
<br />Effective October 3, the Advanced Qualification Program (AQP) will become a permanent component of Part 121 and 135 airline training regulations.
Oct 19, 2006 - 10:07 AM
The FAA has proposed withdrawing pending rules that amend the service difficulty reporting (SDR) requirements for air carriers and repair stations.
Oct 19, 2006 - 7:11 AM
Lockheed Martin on October 4 is scheduled to take over operation of Flight Service Stations and, according to AOPA, the company promises the transition wil
Oct 19, 2006 - 7:00 AM
As the FAA wrestles with how to generate a stable and predictable revenue stream to fund its operations, the head of the Air Transport Association (ATA) we