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.
Concerned by its findings between 1998 and 2003 involving airline pilots, the FAA late last year proposed to amend airman medical standards so that a refus
What does Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan have to do with the market value of Mitsubishi MU-2s?<br /><br />Late last year, flying overnight check r
While the national intelligence reform law President Bush signed in December carries a provision for photo IDs for “pilots”, confusion reigns over which ai
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
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.
The NTSB believes currently required stall-warning systems are not adequate to cover all critically low-airspeed conditions and has recommended that the FA
The list of events that must be reported to the NTSB will grow if the agency adopts proposed changes to NTSB Part 830.
Initial feedback from the public has prompted the Department of Defense to rethink its November 18 announcement that it is removing certain flight informat
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