Regulations and Government

News about bills, laws, regulations and other governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace. Topics include FAA reauthorizations, taxes on fuel and aviation activities, environmental legislation, ICAO decisions, governmental mediation of labor conflicts and World Trade Organization disputes and decisions.

Jul 17, 2014 - 2:30 PM
Capt. Rex Hardy, a decorated U.S. naval aviator and test pilot, created the publication in 1979.
Jul 6, 2014 - 3:15 AM
Upcoming regulations
Jul 4, 2014 - 3:10 AM
Swedish firm brings manuals to the web and streamlines the updating and sharing process.
Jul 4, 2014 - 2:10 AM
As of last October, 1,029 new air operator, flight school and repair station applicants awaited certificates from FSDOs across all eight FAA regions.
Jul 1, 2014 - 1:30 PM
Pilots would enjoy more protections from the FAA under a new Pilot’s Bill of Rights
Jun 24, 2014 - 2:50 PM
The National Air Transportation Association believes a new NPRM on the issue of federal excise taxes on aircraft management services is imminent.
Jun 24, 2014 - 2:35 PM
Adhering to EASA Third Country Operator program application deadlines can help operators avoid a disruption of service to Europe.
Jun 24, 2014 - 2:15 PM
Agency seeks more time to ponder whether to make the New York North Shore Helicopter Route permanent.
Jun 19, 2014 - 3:20 PM
“Airports are a key component in our transportation system, and they are an important element in business aviation operations,” Bolen said.