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.

Apr 16, 2007 - 6:47 AM
Pilots serving as second-in-command (SIC) will be required to possess a SIC type rating for operations outside U.S.
Apr 16, 2007 - 6:24 AM
The UK's Department of Transport (DOT) last week issued its official proposal to prevent foreign-registered aircraft from being based in the UK “by limitin
Apr 12, 2007 - 11:17 AM
General aviation trade groups based in the Washington, D.C.
Apr 11, 2007 - 6:44 AM
A final rule published last Friday harmonizes FAR Part 36 light, propeller-driven airplane noise certification standards with international standards and p
Apr 10, 2007 - 11:20 AM
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Apr 10, 2007 - 7:31 AM
Effective September 1, operators will be required to use a new set of flight plan aircraft equipment suffixes to indicate advanced navigation capabilities.
Apr 10, 2007 - 7:29 AM
Pilots will now have several more months to comply with the new second-in-command (SIC) type rating rule.
Apr 9, 2007 - 1:28 PM
A supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking has been issued that modifies previously proposed (Nov.
Apr 9, 2007 - 12:30 PM
NBAA and the National Air Transportation Association are creating a joint working group to address the fuel tax provisions of the Highway Bill that was sig
Apr 9, 2007 - 12:29 PM
Seven industry trade groups are asking the FAA to delay by six months the effective date–currently September 2–of new flammability requirements for aircraf