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 31, 2007 - 11:39 AM
A jury found Parker Hannifin negligent in the Oct.
Jan 31, 2007 - 11:29 AM
Airservices Australia wants to impose licensing fees to provide data for aeronautical information publications, including Jeppesen charts.
Jan 31, 2007 - 11:26 AM
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association has launched a campaign to extend the accelerated-depreciation schedule on new capital equipment–including b
Jan 31, 2007 - 11:22 AM
The 2004 Omnibus Appropriations Bill passed by the Senate last month failed to include funding for general aviation relief authorized by Vision 100–The Cen
Jan 31, 2007 - 11:02 AM
A May 11 trial date has been set for the start of a lawsuit in which four former Flight Options pilots allege they were fired because of their union-organi
Jan 31, 2007 - 11:01 AM
The FAA proposes replacing the current designee program with a new one that expands the functions that designees may perform, permits non-FAA-certified ind
Jan 31, 2007 - 10:22 AM
Beginning in mid-February, Congress took a couple of weeks off and returned to business in early March.
Jan 31, 2007 - 10:10 AM
In a landmark decision, the FAA has adopted a final rule allowing the use of HUD-based enhanced vision systems (EVS) for descent below published instrument
Jan 31, 2007 - 9:38 AM
The FAA last month awarded type certification to the Gulfstream 350, an upgraded version of the previously manufactured G300.
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:55 AM
• H.R.2115, the “Flight 100-Century of Aviation Revitalization Act” introduced in May by Rep.