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 12, 2006 - 8:55 AM
The California legislature didn’t transfer $745,000 left over from last year’s aeronautical budget into the general fund, as Gov.
Oct 12, 2006 - 8:44 AM
A drug bust last month netted Drug Enforcement Administration officials 141 pounds of cocaine, two handguns, an AK-47, approximately $700,000 in cash, the
Oct 12, 2006 - 8:35 AM
Management at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, Fla., has submitted a proposed noise compatibility program (under FAR Part 150 guidelines) to the FAA, whi
Oct 12, 2006 - 8:16 AM
The FAA will soon replace a 1995 advisory circular that provides operators with guidance and recommendations on how to develop and receive approval for a w
Oct 11, 2006 - 12:16 PM
Scheduled to start November 1, GA IFR slot reservation requirements will be reinstated for at least six months at O’Hare International Airport as part of t
Oct 11, 2006 - 12:04 PM
NBAA and NATA are collaborating on a series of white papers to clarify use of Part 91 aircraft by Part 135 aircraft charter management companies.<br /> <b
Oct 11, 2006 - 10:53 AM
Ever since the FAA issued its final rule on “Regulation of Fractional Aircraft Ownership Programs and On-demand Operations” known as Part 91, Subpart K [wh
Oct 11, 2006 - 7:49 AM
The comment period on the FAA’s proposed upgrades to cockpit voice and flight data recorders has been extended to June 28, the result of a request by the A
Oct 11, 2006 - 7:10 AM
Watch for the NTSB soon to release recommendations intended to improve the safety of EMS helicopter operations.
Oct 11, 2006 - 6:42 AM
The libertarian Reason Foundation, which has been promoting&nbsp; privatization for more than 25 years, has published a new study calling for a user-fee sy