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.

Jan 30, 2007 - 5:36 AM
As it searches for 12,500 new air traffic controllers, the FAA extended the eligibility period for college students with training in ATC to become controll
Jan 30, 2007 - 5:34 AM
An NTSB proposal to add to the list of events that must be reported as an accident or incident is getting little support from the industry.
Jan 30, 2007 - 5:17 AM
The NTSB believes currently required stall-warning systems are not adequate to cover all critically low-airspeed conditions and has recommended that the FA
Jan 30, 2007 - 5:04 AM
The list of events that must be reported to the NTSB will grow if the agency adopts proposed changes to NTSB Part 830.
Jan 30, 2007 - 5:01 AM
Initial feedback from the public has prompted the Department of Defense to rethink its November 18 announcement that it is removing certain flight informat
Jan 29, 2007 - 11:12 AM
Attention repair station operators! You now have less than a month to ensure compliance with the new Part 145, and the Aeronautical Repair Station Associat
Jan 29, 2007 - 11:07 AM
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Jan 29, 2007 - 11:00 AM
H.R.2115, the House of Representatives’ “Vision 100–Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act,” was combined with S.842, the Senate’s “Aviation and Investmen
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:59 AM
New interim final rules on a controversial aging-aircraft-inspection program for multi-engine airliners operating under Parts 121, 129 and 135 took effect
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:57 AM
The FAA determined that the minimum percentage rate for substance-abuse testing this year will remain at 25 percent of covered aviation employees for rando