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.

Apr 4, 2007 - 1:18 PM
Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) transmission requirements will again change.
Apr 3, 2007 - 11:41 AM
“So now the guy I send seat covers to for cleaning has to have a drug program?” one irate Part 145 operator practically shouted into the telephone.
Apr 3, 2007 - 7:24 AM
Business aviation continues to be a bright spot in the FAA’s annual aviation forecast, with top executives of two business jet manufacturers and the leadin
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:35 AM
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has quietly suspended enforcement of the rule that allowed the agency to revoke a pilot’s certificate for
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:31 AM
Manufacturers of newly designed helicopters will have to meet slightly revised U.S.
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:30 AM
The FAA is proposing a technical standard order (TSO) for night vision goggles.
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:01 AM
The S-92 medium-twin helicopter has become the first rotorcraft to be certified by the new European Aviation Safety Agency.
Apr 2, 2007 - 7:51 AM
A Circuit Court judge refused to grant a new trial to the family of the late Missouri Gov.
Apr 2, 2007 - 7:49 AM
As part of an increase in the FAA’s regulatory-enforcement program, aircraft owners have until July 31 to complete and return the triennial aircraft regist
Apr 2, 2007 - 6:47 AM
Angel Flight Northeast, one of six regional divisions of the national volunteer-pilot program, recently signed an agreement with the Homeland Security Depa