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 3, 2015 - 11:47 AM
NATA fears proposal would harm aviation businesses and deter promotions.
FlightSafety Upset Recovery Training in Sim
Sep 3, 2015 - 10:31 AM
The main focus of the new training standards is for those who intend to pursue a career as an airline transport-rated pilot.
Sep 1, 2015 - 9:25 AM
Regulatory deadlines approaching in the coming months
Embraer Legacy 450
Aug 31, 2015 - 9:51 AM
The Legacy 450 can seat up to nine passengers and boasts a flat-floor, stand-up six-foot-tall cabin with a six-foot 10-inch cross section.
Aug 27, 2015 - 10:19 AM
NBAA stresses that the upcoming FAA small UAS rule must clearly state where drones can be flown and seeks an altitude limit of 400 feet agl.
Aug 27, 2015 - 9:31 AM
EASA likely to review qualifications for single-pilot operations following concerns expressed by European officials.
Aug 26, 2015 - 9:24 AM
TIA allows Cirrus to move forward with FAA conformity inspections and certification flight-tests with an FAA pilot on board the aircraft.
Aug 25, 2015 - 4:02 PM
The industry-based ASAC hopes for an update on activities surrounding recommendation to eliminate "the guy with the gun" requirement when it next meets.
Aug 20, 2015 - 11:04 AM
FAA lists a number of prohibited activities in Philadelphia during the Papal Visit, but highlights the area will be a no-drone zone.
Aug 20, 2015 - 9:47 AM
Private or provincially owned airlines to secure rights through their own aviation authorities