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 18, 2006 - 10:12 AM
The FAA’s Flight Technologies and Procedures Division will host its second annual New Technologies Implementation Workshop from November 29 to December 1 a
Oct 18, 2006 - 8:02 AM
The FAA has implemented performance- based navigation in the form of standard instrument departures (SIDs), en route Q and T routes, standard arrival route
Oct 17, 2006 - 10:36 AM
The FAA on November 14 will implement its organization delegation authorization (ODA) program, which will replace the current designee program.
Oct 17, 2006 - 10:07 AM
In a letter sent last month to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Air Transportation Association and several other trade groups reques
Oct 17, 2006 - 9:34 AM
The FAA’s top-level Joint Resources Council (JRC) has called for the estimated cost of a nationwide, GPS-based, automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast
Oct 17, 2006 - 7:55 AM
As the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) mounted a “national pilot alert” against the proposed permanent air defense identification zone (ADIZ)
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Oct 17, 2006 - 5:56 AM
In what was hailed as a “giant first step” in reopening Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to general aviation, a Hawker 1000 operated by New
Oct 17, 2006 - 5:45 AM
How accurate are the NTSB’s published general aviation accident rate statistics and related data? Not accurate enough, according to the Safety Board.
Oct 16, 2006 - 1:25 PM
• House Minority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) has been the subject of months of scrutiny for alleged improprieties in accepting travel paid for by lobbyists,
Oct 16, 2006 - 1:01 PM
<b>Get ready for a passport shakeup as the rules change.</b> There are countries you can travel to and from without showing a passport, but their number ha