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.
As the FAA wrestles with how to generate a stable and predictable revenue stream to fund its operations, the head of the Air Transport Association (ATA) we
– Among the after-effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita was a flood of Congressional bills to provide relief to the communities and people devastated
Congress Might Clip NASA’s Wings<br />NASA’s use of seven of its fleet of 85 aircraft to transport employees to routine site visits, meetings, speeches and
The FAA’s Flight Technologies and Procedures Division will host its second annual New Technologies Implementation Workshop from November 29 to December 1 a
The FAA has implemented performance- based navigation in the form of standard instrument departures (SIDs), en route Q and T routes, standard arrival route
The FAA on November 14 will implement its organization delegation authorization (ODA) program, which will replace the current designee program.
In a letter sent last month to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Air Transportation Association and several other trade groups reques
The FAA’s top-level Joint Resources Council (JRC) has called for the estimated cost of a nationwide, GPS-based, automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast
As the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) mounted a “national pilot alert” against the proposed permanent air defense identification zone (ADIZ)
How accurate are the NTSB’s published general aviation accident rate statistics and related data? Not accurate enough, according to the Safety Board.