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.

Oct 20, 2016 - 11:08 AM
Only multi-engine, turbine-powered commercial aircraft flown by two pilots and carrying six or more passengers must have a cockpit voice recorder.
Oct 18, 2016 - 10:44 AM
real-time curtailment feature allows operators to comply with the guidelines in FAA Advisory Circular 120-27E.
Oct 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM
CBAA said that its Subpart 703 on-demand air-taxi members will be “severely” affected by Transport Canada’s impending proposed flight and duty time rules.
Oct 13, 2016 - 11:59 AM
Conference will be held on the eve of the NBAA Convention on October 30 and 31 in Orlando, Florida.
Oct 12, 2016 - 8:35 AM
Aircraft delivery numbers and GDP stats provide inconclusive proof of whether bizav fares better under Democratic or Republican administrations.
Oct 12, 2016 - 8:32 AM
Senate control is up for grabs and key lawmakers are at risk for losing their seats.
ICAO leadership
Oct 6, 2016 - 4:00 PM
In an 'historic and momentous' action, the ICAO Assembly meeting in Montreal adopted a global market-based measures scheme to reduce emissions.
Oct 6, 2016 - 10:59 AM
Proposal would increase the required landing distances for turbine business airplanes by allowing these aircraft to use a landing factor of 80 percent.
Oct 5, 2016 - 11:29 AM
The U.S. FAA has confirmed that an ARSA form (E100) would be acceptable for the U.S./EU Maintenance Annex Guidance Changes 5 and 6.
Oct 3, 2016 - 11:07 AM
The European TCO regulation requires applicants to have an approved safety management system.