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 19, 2007 - 10:52 AM
The FAA extended by 24 months–to Sept.
Jan 19, 2007 - 10:35 AM
While the FAA did rescind Notice N8000.336 regarding addition of airplanes to Part 135 certificates, late last year it reissued the policy in a new notice,
Jan 19, 2007 - 10:30 AM
The final report of the FAA/industry rulemaking age-60 committee is now posted on the agency’s Web site.
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Jan 19, 2007 - 10:22 AM
The FAA last month issued a final rule on ETOPS (extended-range twin-engine operational performance standards) that allows operators of commercial aircraft
Jan 19, 2007 - 10:19 AM
New FAA Notice N8000.345 provides revised guidance for obtaining Letters of Deviation Authority (LODA), applicable to operators of corporate jetliners (suc
Jan 19, 2007 - 10:16 AM
In part because of a high-profile charter crash at Teterboro Airport (TEB) early in 2005 and several other accidents involving responsibility for operation
Jan 19, 2007 - 9:54 AM
The FAA updated guidance (FAA Notice NJO 7110.456) to controllers for taxi into position and hold (TIPH) procedures, effective February 5.
Jan 19, 2007 - 9:42 AM
AOPA has requested that the state of Ohio remove a requirement that with their annual aircraft registration renewal aircraft owners in the state sign a dec
Jan 17, 2007 - 5:02 AM
The FAA on Friday is expected to publish a widespread proposal that would require operators and manufacturers of airliner-size airplanes to incorporate tec
Jan 17, 2007 - 4:32 AM
The European Commission (EC) yesterday issued a major proposal to extend the tasks of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to rulemaking and control