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.
In a proposed rule issued Friday, the U.S.
On November 23 the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will adopt an amendment to increase the age limit for airline pilots to 65, provided an
The FAA recently hosted representatives from key industry organizations, including the <link http://www.arsa.org _blank - "Aeronautical Repair Station Asso
NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen joined several aviation leaders on Tuesday at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., to show a united front against aviation user
Golfing legend Arnold Palmer took a shot at the airlines’ proposal to institute a user fee system to fund the nation’s air traffic system during the conven
Proposed funding cuts that could affect NASA’s ability to conduct aeronautics research–including work on the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NGA
On Monday, the FAA issued a proposed Airworthiness Directive that would mandate a one-time 80-manhour detailed inspection of the flight-control systems on
After promising that a new system for funding the FAA would be announced by late last spring, the White House admitted this summer that internal disagreeme
A recent study of non-military multi-engine jet aircraft bird encounters over a 30-year period has resulted in proposed revisions to the engine bird ingest
Canada's private, user-fee-based ATC system–Nav Canada–believes that general aviation operators are double-charged for use of Canada's aviation infrastruct