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 - 6:07 AM
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
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Jan 30, 2007 - 5:43 AM
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
Jan 30, 2007 - 5:41 AM
While the national intelligence reform law President Bush signed in December carries a provision for photo IDs for “pilots”, confusion reigns over which ai
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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