An Illustrated Guide to Battleships and Battlecruisers by John Jordan

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An Illustrated advisor to Battleships and Battlecruisers

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102 The effect of economic regulation on the cost of transportation was revealed by studies showing trucking rates to be 43 percent lower in countries with little or no regulation than in countries with rigid economic regulation. 103 In terms of the anticompetitive environment created by economic regulation, the airline industry in 1978 was perhaps the worst of all. In 40 years of CAA and CAB regulation not a single major trunk carrier had been admitted into the airline industry. Paul Dempsey has noted that "the excessively rigid regulatory scheme established by the Civil Aeronautics B o a r d .

19. Senate Subcomm. , Civil Aeronautics Board Practices and Procedures (Comm. Print 1976) at 203-204 [hereinafter cited as Kennedy Report], cited in Dempsey, The Rise and Fall of the Civil Aeronautics Board—Opening Wide the Floodgates of Entry, TRANSP. L. J. 91, 98 (1979). 20. J. Miller, supra note 15 at 32. 21. Id. at 39. 22. Id. 23. Id. 24. Id. 25. Id. at 45. 26. Ch. 601, 52 Stat. 973 (1938). 27. FAA CHRONOLOGY, supra note 3 at 5. 28. Id. 29. Id. 30. Id. 31. Id. 32. Id. 33. See Statement of M.

What is not settled is the extent to which Congress has chosen to do so. Congress has indeed passed laws regulating noise. The Federal Aviation Act gives the FAA authority to issue "type" certificates and to determine what type of aircraft engines will be permitted. 9 In 1969 the FAA began issuing noise regulations that required applicants for type certificates to comply with the noise standards set forth in those regulations. 10 In 1972 the Noise Control Act of 1972 amended Section 611 of the Federal Aviation Act to provide for "the control and abatement of aircraft noise" 11 and required the FAA to consult with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in promulgating noise regulations.

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