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.
Former Flight Options pilot Franklin Rodriguez last month was sentenced to 17.5 years in prison after pleading guilty last May to smuggling drugs into the
The DOT has moved to ease restrictions on access to U.S.
<br />A new FAA Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO 06014) has been published to emphasize that if pilots plan to take off with polished frost on the wings or
Procedures have been proposed for reimbursing FBOs and other providers of general aviation ground-support services at five airports in the Washington, D.C.
A night curfew between 11 p.m.
The FAA clarified a new policy to mail paper Airworthiness Directives applicable to engines only to owners and operators who have “registered” their engine
Controversy continues to swirl around the FAA’s September 2005 aircraft thermal and acoustic insulation <link http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/01jan
FAA Administrator Marion Blakey yesterday established a forum of airline, labor and medical experts to recommend whether the U.S.