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.

Aug 7, 2017 - 11:41 AM
Changes to Flight Standards are designed to foster “efficiency and agility.”
Aug 7, 2017 - 10:46 AM
Robert Sumwalt brings a business aviation background to his role as NTSB chairman, while like his predecessor, Pekoske is a former top Coast Guard officer.
Aug 3, 2017 - 1:14 PM
Action stems from NTSB safety recommendation outlined in its final report of the GIV that crashed on takeoff from Massachusett’s Bedford-Hanscom Field.
Aug 3, 2017 - 12:11 PM
A study released earlier this year found that Medicare covered just 59 percent of the typical cost of air medical transport.
Robinson R22
Aug 2, 2017 - 11:13 AM
ADS-B OUT avionics will be required for all aircraft, including helicopters, flying in controlled U.S. airspace on Jan. 1, 2020.
Aug 1, 2017 - 11:45 AM
The House exited for August recess without taking action on the comprehensive bill and leaving just 12 days in September to get something passed.
Aug 1, 2017 - 10:28 AM
Huerta made his appeal for ADS-B equipage and incentives in a speech focusing on FAA, industry partnership.
Jul 31, 2017 - 12:24 PM
The InFO was prompted by a Hawker 800A that crashed while attempting a go-around more than 17 seconds after touchdown on a 5,500-foot runway.
Jul 31, 2017 - 11:41 AM
One key area of concern was the “unrealistically short” time frame proposed for the regulation to go into effect for on-demand charter operators.
Jul 27, 2017 - 12:40 PM
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.