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.

Web Manuals
Feb 22, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Web Manuals has added improvements to the collaborative working features of its system for updating operations manuals.
Feb 22, 2017 - 8:47 AM
Some auditors have expressed views that people who receive stock items are performing safety-sensitive functions.
Feb 21, 2017 - 11:39 AM
Bell's Michael Thacker encouraged increase Part 23 reforms to other certification areas.
Feb 21, 2017 - 10:37 AM
Deadlines for the new requirements begin in 2018.
Feb 20, 2017 - 11:51 AM
On its first anniversary, the EU Flight Time Limitations regulation is being misinterpreted says European Cockpit Association.
Feb 16, 2017 - 1:01 PM
Changes range from mandated avionics upgrades to operational issues.
Feb 15, 2017 - 8:22 AM
Signature filed a Part 13 complaint over the SNA decision and required DOT IG investigation.
Feb 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM
The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand is trying to train more personnel so it can maintain adequate regulatory standards.
Feb 13, 2017 - 11:51 AM
A new poll found that 62 percent of respondents oppose ATC privatization.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta
Feb 10, 2017 - 12:23 AM
President Donald Trump criticized the FAA's NextGen modernization effort and suggested the agency would be better run by a pilot.