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 2, 2007 - 9:39 AM
It is no secret that the FAA in the last several months has been forced to shelve a number of important ATC modernization projects.
Oct 1, 2007 - 11:04 AM
Members of the Air Line Pilots Association will be asked their views on the Age 60 mandatory retirement rule for airline pilots.
Oct 1, 2007 - 11:03 AM
Twenty medical conditions that are serious enough to require special issuance (SI) first- and second-class medicals can now be cleared by an aviation medic
Oct 1, 2007 - 11:02 AM
In an unusual move, the NTSB reversed an FAA emergency certificate revocation against Michael Tarascio, owner and former chief pilot of Air East Management
Sep 27, 2007 - 7:54 AM
Aviation interests on Capitol Hill don’t come to a stop just because the NBAA Convention is being held.
Sep 26, 2007 - 3:52 PM
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is developing rules governing inbound international flights of business jets.
Sep 26, 2007 - 3:06 PM
Solid progress in the fight against user fees has been made, but the general aviation community has to stay involved for the battle to be won, according to
Sep 26, 2007 - 11:26 AM
The Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorological Service and Supporting Research, in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administ
Sep 26, 2007 - 10:37 AM
The FAA has issued an airworthiness directive (AD) for the Eurocopter AS 350B/BA/B1/B2/B3/D and AS 355E Squirrel light helicopters, requiring replacement o
Sep 26, 2007 - 10:18 AM
The NTSB has recommended that the FAA require the air data sensor heating system to activate automatically after engine start in new airplanes certified un