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.
Falcon 7X, Gulfstream IV and Challenger 850 now allowed. Tougher noise limits exclude older types.
Regulatory deadlines approaching in the coming months
$5.6 million facility will be adaptable to future workloads, technologies and operational needs.
Temporary funding sets up another potential showdown in December.
By not issuing reasonable rules for drones, the FAA is making their operators comfortable with not having to follow any rules.
The House and Senate are expected to vote today on measure to avert government shutdown.
The Pilots Bill of Rights has gained a supermajority 67 co-sponsors while the House bill has reached 140 co-sponsors.
Lifting of sanctions could open a market for $20 billion worth of airliners
Rep. Larsen, expressing disappointment at delay of long-term FAA reauthorization, questions need for independent ATC.
Tiberi's bill would clarify that aircraft management services are not subject to the the 7.5 air transportation tax.