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.

Oct 9, 2006 - 7:16 AM
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Oct 9, 2006 - 6:54 AM
The FAA last month issued a proposed order to extend through at least next September the high-density rule at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), including
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:34 AM
The saga surrounding European approval for commercial operation of single-engine aircraft in IMC (SEIMC) continues.
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:34 AM
Part 135 operations are the subject of FAA Notice 8400.83 focusing on clarifying the responsibility for operational control during air-taxi operations and
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:33 AM
The City of Chicago settled an FAA enforcement action that arose after it bulldozed Meigs Field’s runway on March 30, 2003.
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:23 AM
Owners, operators and manufacturers of aircraft registered in any of the UK’s overseas territories have been advised to get familiar with a comprehensive s
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:15 AM
Controversy continues to swirl around the FAA’s September 2005 regulations regarding aircraft thermal and acoustic insulation.
Oct 9, 2006 - 5:52 AM
At press time, the Internal Revenue Service had yet to officially publish IRS Notice 2005-45, Deductions for Entertainment Use of Business Aircraft.
Oct 9, 2006 - 5:27 AM
Salt Lake City helicopter pilot Jeremy Johnson, 29, was cleared of all alleged FAR infractions in connection with his Santa Clara River flood rescue flight
Oct 9, 2006 - 5:11 AM
The Quebec government will provide Montreal-based Pratt & Whitney Canada $250 million in “reimbursable support” for research and development over the n