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.
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
Controversy continues to swirl around the FAA’s September 2005 regulations regarding aircraft thermal and acoustic insulation.
At press time, the Internal Revenue Service had yet to officially publish IRS Notice 2005-45, Deductions for Entertainment Use of Business Aircraft.
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
The Quebec government will provide Montreal-based Pratt & Whitney Canada $250 million in “reimbursable support” for research and development over the n
A proposed AD would require the installation of de-icing boots on the landing-gear struts and cargo pods, as well as other changes to deicing equipme
According to a DOT report last month on significant rulemakings, the FAA is not expected to complete until January its work on a November 2003 proposal to
Cingular, the largest wireless service provider in the U.S., has asked the FAA to maintain its ban on cellphone use aboard aircraft in flight.
The FAA has rejected all four proposals the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) made to limit traffic at Teterboro Airport (TEB).
• The House of Representatives approved appropriations for Fiscal Year 2006 for the Department of Transportation.