The European Commission is taking aim at a new Belgian law that would ban hushkitted aircraft from Belgian airports between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m., beginning July 2003. In the first step of the so-called infringement procedure, the EC formally notified Belgium's government that the ban contradicts existing European Union hushkit legislation. Those rules were carefully crafted in April to address a long-running transatlantic dispute the U.S. won by using a complaint to ICAO to force Europe ...

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