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.
Northern Colorado Regional Airport chosen as the test facility because of its traffic volume and the wide mix of aircraft types operating at the airport.
Under the new system, there are five divisions, three of which perform essential regulatory functions.
FAA would receive well over $500 million in additional funding under the Senate version of the fiscal 2018 transportation appropriations bill.
Most recently vice president for civil aviation at AIA, Bahrami previously spent 24 years at the FAA.
Former Clinton and Bush officials are backing ATC reform, but say business aircraft operators should pay same fees.
Exec 1 Aviation faces a $285,800 penalty for what the agency describes as using improperly qualified pilots.
Both sides are working feverishly on the ATC issue, but time is drawing short for completion of the reauthorization bills.
The NFL team was approved to contsruct its own helipad at its Florham Park training facility, just minutes away from New Jersey's Morristown Airport
The bill would provide $16.6 billion for FAA in Fiscal Year 2018 and includes numerous provisions of note to industry.
Forty years ago today, Rockwell Collins engineer David Van Dusseldorp successfully received and decoded a GPS signal for the first time ever.