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.

Jun 10, 2016 - 11:35 AM
More than a dozen aviation groups warned U.S. House leaders that short-term extensions hinders the FAA and creates uncertainty.
Jun 10, 2016 - 10:36 AM
Navy declines to cite reasons; Embraer says “ongoing normal operation” of Phenom 300 unaffected by GPS signal loss.
Jun 9, 2016 - 9:39 AM
Mandatory slot program in effect from June 10 to July 10 at designated airports throughout France to handle increase in private aircraft coming to games.
Jun 8, 2016 - 9:41 AM
Phenom 300s advised to avoid testing area due to effect on geo-dependent stability systems.
Jun 7, 2016 - 11:42 AM
GAMA's Bunce urges House to take up Senate bill.
Jun 7, 2016 - 10:55 AM
Auto detailing companies cannot ensure compliance with related maintenance-related procedures, says FAA.
Jun 6, 2016 - 11:07 AM
New standards are contained in a recently updated guidance document intended for EASA ramp inspectors.
Jun 3, 2016 - 12:25 PM
Investigators have found a fatigue failure in the main gearbox of the H225 (EC225 LP) that crashed near Bergen, Norway, in April.
Jun 2, 2016 - 10:27 AM
Lacking type certification and then even his pilot's license didn't deter a California man from flying passengers in a Falcon 10, authorities allege.
May 31, 2016 - 10:20 AM
Proposed noise-compatibility program for the Southern California airport is scheduled to be approved or disapproved by the FAA on or before November 7.