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.

Sep 24, 2014 - 10:45 AM
Adding one word will make a major difference, groups claim.
Sep 24, 2014 - 10:40 AM
OSHA doesn’t consider industry safe enough.
Sep 19, 2014 - 7:46 AM
Air Force leadership expresses confidence that top-priority procurements are safe from possible budget threats.
Sep 18, 2014 - 3:10 PM
Certification effort is intended to meet demand in Western China for business jets capable of operating at small high-altitude airports in the region.
Sep 18, 2014 - 2:40 PM
Agency received more than 1,000 comments about its proposed policy regarding the non-aeronautical use of airport hangars.
Sep 18, 2014 - 2:35 PM
Town could impose an Aspen-style slot system with curfews and raise landing fees, fuel prices and hangar rents.
Sep 18, 2014 - 2:30 PM
Writing the new rules directly involves the general aviation industry.
Sep 12, 2014 - 9:34 AM
The EC’s Matthew Baldwin has a broad aviation/transport remit, but now deems Unmanned Aerial Systems as important as any other area, and in need of c
Sep 11, 2014 - 2:40 PM
Compliance inspections have found that some hangars are “routinely used” to store vehicles and large household items.
Sep 9, 2014 - 3:00 PM
The goal is for government and industry to work together to have a new unleaded aviation fuel by 2018.