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.

Feb 1, 2007 - 11:26 AM
When the idea was initially being explored a number of years ago, FAA planners saw a use for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) only in Ala
Feb 1, 2007 - 10:28 AM
Europe’s ambitious program to introduce mode-S surveillance datalink technology has once again been rescheduled to account for operational and technical di
Feb 1, 2007 - 10:04 AM
The NTSB has asked the FAA to limit the number of times a pilot can fail a checkride and questioned whether the existing requirements of providing addition
Feb 1, 2007 - 10:04 AM
A proposed rule would allow non-commercial operations of U.S.-registered aircraft owned by a company not considered a U.S.
Feb 1, 2007 - 10:03 AM
The FAA recently issued revised guidance for daily preflight checks of cockpit voice recorders to ensure that the system is functioning properly.
Feb 1, 2007 - 9:53 AM
by John Sheridan<br />Last month, FAA COO Russell Chew told a standing-room-only audience at the annual conference of the U.S.
Feb 1, 2007 - 9:22 AM
Last year, the Bush Administration unveiled its proposed “next generation air transportation system” and then cut the FAA’s facilities and equipment (F&E)
Feb 1, 2007 - 9:11 AM
On March 22 comments are due on draft AC 145-RSTP (Repair Station Training Program).
Feb 1, 2007 - 9:11 AM
Two top executives of Tyler Jet L.L.C.
Feb 1, 2007 - 9:06 AM
A meeting late last month between the FAA’s top regulatory officials and business aviation interests will likely result in renewed emphasis on new and exis