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.
Described by some Honeywell engineers as the “son of Primus Epic,” the Phoenix company’s Apex integrated avionics system is undergoing a makeover that aims
The FAA postponed until January 1 next year a decision to limit “<link http://www.ainalerts.com/ainalerts/alertimages/FAA_Registry_Priorty_Policy_Memo 2006
Transport Canada on Thursday released “Flight 2010,” a strategic plan for enhancing the safety levels of the country’s civil aviation sector over the next
The verbal sparring over ATC funding and user fees reached the front page of <i>The Wall Street Journal </i>today in a long article, “Why Big Airlines Are
In the war of words between the airlines and general aviation about who should pay how much for ATC services, Pogo’s Robert Crandall argues that more of th
Starting July 1, 2008, all private and commercial airplanes operating internationally will need to carry at least one emergency locator transmitter, accord
Rules governing the construction of objectsthat could be an obstruction to safe aircraft operations might get a little more bite.
New York’s state Senate last week passed legislation (S.3655) sponsored by Sen.
The FAA yesterday adopted a 2004 notice of proposed rulemaking amending airman medical standards so that a refusal to submit to a required drug or alcohol
The Government Accountability Office’s October 30 <link http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06973.pdf _blank - "report">report</link> “Observations on Potential