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.
The road to RVSM approval can be as smooth as a ribbon of freshly laid desert highway or as rough as a rock-strewn forest switchback.
Are you frustrated by what you believe are some illogical, outdated, stifling or just plain crackpot regulations? Now is your once-in-every-three-year chan
With election time nearing, look for presidential candidates to fuss, fret and be defensive about government spending.
After a journey to the Far East that took them to Singapore, China and Japan, FAA brass returned home carrying amended bilateral aviation safety agreements
The FAA will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for implementation of several proposed improvements to San Antonio International Airport (SAT)
The FAA has approved most elements of the noise-compatibility program (NCP) for Martin County Airport/Witham Field (SUA) in Stuart, Fla.
A public hearing was held at Jackson Hole, Wyo., on March 17 to address the airport’s intention to ban operations by all Stage 2 aircraft with an mtow of l
Once again general aviation is put in a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” situation.
The NTSB has recommended that the FAA issue a regulation similar to FAR 119.39 to apply to applicants for a Part 145 repair station certificate.
If asked today for their views about automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), many pilots might respond that it was developed to meet the unique