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.

Jan 10, 2007 - 5:57 AM
Starting Thursday, owners and operators of aircraft with “questionable” registrations might be denied access to the ATC system, as well as trigger a violat
Jan 10, 2007 - 5:04 AM
More detailed reporting of top executive compensation, including such perks as personal use of corporate aircraft, is the aim of proposed rulemaking from t
Jan 9, 2007 - 11:33 AM
Under FAA rulemaking proposed Friday, two years after a final rule becomes effective, paper pilot certificates could no longer be used and five years after
Jan 9, 2007 - 11:15 AM
The FAA issued a final rule on multiengine turbine airplane extended operations (ETOPS) that allows operators of commercial aircraft–now including Part 135
Jan 9, 2007 - 11:01 AM
Tomorrow is the deadline on the second of two notices of proposed rulemaking to ease fuel-spill prevention, control and containment (SPCC) rules for fuel t
Jan 9, 2007 - 7:31 AM
Michigan Gov.
Jan 9, 2007 - 7:26 AM
More stringent training requirements for pilots of Mitsubishi MU-2Bs have been recommended by an FAA Flight Standardization Board (FSB) report, but they st
Jan 9, 2007 - 7:24 AM
Fourteen aviation trade groups signed aletter to the heads of the Senate foreign relations committee asking for quick action to name Donald Bliss as the ne
Jan 9, 2007 - 5:56 AM
The National Air Transportation Association still has concerns regarding the recently published requirements for improved flammability characteristics of t
Jan 9, 2007 - 5:41 AM
Last week, the White House introduced its proposed budget for federal programs in fiscal year 2007 that includes language calling for a new funding mechani