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.
A study of five commercialized ATC providers by the Government Accountability Office concludes that the safety of air navigation services “has remained the
Within a decade, operators of aircraft with an mtow of 19,000 pounds or more and flying in the airspace of the 25-state European Union (EU) will likely hav
Pilots serving as second-in-command (SIC) will be required to possess a SIC type rating for operations outside U.S.
The UK's Department of Transport (DOT) last week issued its official proposal to prevent foreign-registered aircraft from being based in the UK “by limitin
General aviation trade groups based in the Washington, D.C.
A final rule published last Friday harmonizes FAR Part 36 light, propeller-driven airplane noise certification standards with international standards and p
Under a <link http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/01jan20071800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2007/E7-6652.htm _blank - "notice of proposed rulemaking">notice
Effective September 1, operators will be required to use a new set of flight plan aircraft equipment suffixes to indicate advanced navigation capabilities.
Pilots will now have several more months to comply with the new second-in-command (SIC) type rating rule.
A supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking has been issued that modifies previously proposed (Nov.