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.

Dec 22, 2006 - 4:16 AM
Industry groups, including NBAA, were working with the FAA late last year to get it to ease requirements on two issues that carried a January deadline.
Dec 21, 2006 - 11:10 AM
Release of a new air-taxi operations specification (OpSpec A008) to replace interim Notice 8400.83, published last June, has been delayed again–from the en
Dec 21, 2006 - 11:09 AM
Transport Canada increased the minimum visibility required before beginning an approach from the previous 1,200 feet to 1,600 feet, effective December 1.
Dec 21, 2006 - 10:28 AM
The Isle of Man–a British Crown dependency located in the Irish Sea between the UK and Ireland–is on track to have its new aircraft register up and running
Dec 21, 2006 - 9:06 AM
In lieu of a passport, U.S.
Dec 21, 2006 - 8:46 AM
General Electric, Rolls-Royce and Transport Canada generally support, with some suggested clarifications, the FAA’s recent proposal to amend the type certi
Dec 21, 2006 - 6:57 AM
Switzerland officially joined the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on December 1.
Dec 21, 2006 - 6:54 AM
Cessna received the FAA production certificate for its new Citation Mustang very light jet on November 22, two-and-a-half months after type certification o
Dec 21, 2006 - 6:16 AM
Garlick Helicopters and Double R Flying Service in Montana and their owner, Ronald Garlick, have been indicted on federal fraud charges in connection with
Dec 21, 2006 - 6:15 AM
New Advisory Circular AC 120-87A updates guidance on the use of child restraint seats (CRS) on aircraft.