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.
Chairman of the House subcommittee on space and aeronautics Rep.
Civil aviation authorities in Africa are planning an Africa-wide regulatory system similar to the European Union’s European Aviation Safety Agency.
With so much nonessential equipment installed in today’s business jets, pilots might wonder if the rules regarding inoperative equipment apply to products
General aviation and its allies continued the political infighting with the airline lobby over user fees last month, firing salvos at an Air Transpor
The FAA said it is not going to act on nearly half of all comments submitted during a standard regulatory review that began in February 2004.
NATA president James Coyne expressed support for OpSpec A008 this morning at the first annual NATA air charter summit in Leesburg, Va.
The House of Representatives issued its long-anticipated version of the FAA reauthorization bill last night, and user fees are not included.
As Eclipse Aviation awaits FAA approval of a new-design pitot/angle-of-attack probe to prevent a freezing problem that occurred during three test flights,
In response to “a number of accidents” in which the pilots had omitted or lied about substance/alcohol dependency during medical evaluations, the NTSB is r
As the FAA’s major programs such as NextGen make their way through initial planning and implementation, at least a few members of Congress feel that the ag